For a Carers UK report - Will I Care? Researchers found that by the time they were 46, half of women had been a carer.
Women can expect to take on caring responsibilities for an older, sick or disabled relative more than a decade earlier than men (BBC article)
How many working age people caring for a loved one have thought about having a flu jab?
If you're the main carer for someone who's elderly or disabled, and receiving Carers Allowance, you should be offered one. speak to a GP or pharmacist about having a flu vaccine along with the person you care for.
Flu vaccine are also available for Health and Social car workers, people with medical conditions and older people, if you're aged 65 and over on 31 March 2020 (born before 31 March 1955).
Please visit the NHS website to find out more or ask at your pharmacy or surgery.