SHINGLES VACCINE

From 1 September 2015 the shingle vaccine will be offered to people aged 70 and 78. You become eligible for the vaccine on the first day of September 2015 “after” you’ve turned 70 or 78.

We will be sending invitation letters to everyone who is eligible for the shingles vaccine in this year’s programme, over the next few months.

In addition, anyone who was eligible for immunisation in the first two years of the programme but has not yet been vaccinated against shingles remains eligible until their 80th birthday. This includes:

  • people aged 71 and 72 on 1 September 2015
  • people aged 79 on 1 September 2015

For further information click this link to view NHS website

Click this link to view Who is eligible for the 2015-16 shingles vaccine poster

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