Flu and COVID-19 are very infectious respiratory viruses.

This winter, flu and COVID-19 vaccinations will be offered to those who are eligible.

The information and resources provided in these pages aims to support the workforce to:

  • be fully informed about flu and COVID-19 vaccinations
  • support vaccine confidence and equity
  • be an aid to conversation about the vaccines

Learn more about this year's winter vaccination programme on NHS inform.


The JCVI has provided an updated statement on the COVID-19 vaccination programme for autumn 2023.

The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) letter confirms the cohorts for the seasonal flu immunisation programme 2023/24. 

Last updated: 20 September 2023