Currently seasonal flu is circulating and on the increase across the UK. This year most flu is due to the H1N1 strain of the virus (Swine Flu).
Although usually mild, seasonal flu can be very serious and this year in the UK 17 people have died so far.
This year flu is having a disproportionate effect on pregnant women. We strongly advice all our pregnant patients who have yet to be vaccinated to contact the surgery and arrange to have a flu jab as soon as possible.
Your doctor will, of course, be happy to talk this through with you if you have any concerns.