22 August 2016
Pledging to protect
Seasonal flu is one of the
biggest challenges faced by health services around the world.
It can be very unpleasant and potentially serious for certain
vulnerable people with other medical conditions.
This year, AWP staff are making the pledge to have the flu jab to
help protect our staff and service users from illness.
You can now see our first pledge to protect
collage, which shows staff pledging to have the jab this
In the collage, our staff give their own personal reasons for
having the jab. These reasons range from wanting to keep other
staff and service users healthy to wanting to avoid the awful
experience of contracting flu.
Congratulations to our staff who are helping to protect our
friends, family, service users and the most vulnerable people in
You can find more information about the flu by visiting the NHS
choices pages for flu
Certain people who are in at risk groups can have the flu jab free
of charge on the NHS. You can
read this article to find out whether you are able to have the