DOCTORS are urging people in at-risk groups to have a flu jab.
They warn that flu is a serious illness and can be fatal and people in at-risk groups should be immunised annually.
You can have a flu jab free on the NHS if you are over 65, pregnant, a carer, in a residential home, suffer from a chronic long-term condition (such as heart, respiratory, kidney, liver) or have a neurological disease, diabetes or a weakened immune system.
Healthy children aged two to four are also being offered a vaccine in the form of a nasal spray.
Flu clinics will be held at local surgeries as follows: