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FREE Flu Vaccination for Carers


Unpaid Carers and young carers are eligible to receive the flu vaccination FREE of charge at their local medical practice

Guidelines from the Scottish Government states:

Someone who, without payment, provides help and support to a partner, child, relative, friend or neighbour, who could not manage without their help. This could be due to age, physical or mental illness, addiction or disability. A young carer is a child or young person under the age of 18 carrying out significant caring tasks and assuming a level of responsibility for another person, which would normally be taken by an adult.

For a copy of the official letter from the Scottish Government click here

If you have any difficulty getting your Doctor or medical practice to provide the flu vaccination FREE of charge you can contact Annette Stuart on: 0131-244 2678 or alternatively email her on:

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