Get your pre-Christmas flu jab

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In response to the latest flu jab uptake figures, doctors across Derbyshire are urging those most at risk from flu to protect themselves and their families as a matter of priority with a free flu jab.

Full protection from the vaccine takes up to two weeks to develop and people should act now to get flu safe and make sure that flu doesn’t ruin their Christmas.

Dr Avi Bhatia, Long Eaton GP and chairman of NHS Erewash Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG), said:“Flu can knock even the healthiest people off their feet for a couple of weeks but, for some people, it can be really serious.Don’t let it ruin your Christmas.”