You may have had vaccinations but these may be due for a booster. If this is something you would like to follow up, contact your GP.
The MenACWY vaccine protects against 4 different causes of meningitis and septicaemia: meningococcal (Men) A, C, W and Y diseases. All 17 and 18 year olds in school year 13 and first-time university students up to the age of 25 are eligible as part of the NHS vaccination programme. You can ask the GP you’re registered with for the MenACWY vaccine.
The MMR vaccine (for mumps, measles and rubella) is part of the routine NHS childhood immunisation schedule. This means most young people who’ve grown up in England will have had 2 doses of it in childhood. If you’re not sure you’ve had 2 doses of the MMR vaccination, ask a GP for a catch-up vaccination.
Get an annual flu vaccination if you have asthma and take inhaled steroids. You should also get a flu vaccination if you are vulnerable or have a serious long-term condition