Shingles vaccination

If you were aged 70, 71, 72, 73, 78 or 79 on 1st September 2016, you may be eligible for the shingles vaccine. Contact the surgery to find out more.

Shingles can be very painful and uncomfortable. The shingles vaccine is expected to reduce your risk of getting shingles. If, after having the vaccine, you are unlucky enough to go on to have the disease, your symptoms may be milder and the illness shorter.