Flu (also known as influenza) is a highly contagious and potentially life-threatening disease. Flu is not the same as the common cold and even young and healthy people may take two weeks or more to fully recover from the illness.
Find out about flu symptoms, how to treat flu yourself and how a pharmacist can help with flu - visit the NHS website.
Information resources about flu prevention and how to self-care for flu symptoms are available below:
Patient information leaflet(s):
- All about flu and how to stop getting it
- Flu vaccination: Who should have it and why
- Protecting your child against flu leaflet
- The battle against Cold and Flu