Shingles vaccination leaflet
This leaflet describes shingles and the benefits of vaccination for adults.
PDF, 366KB, 8 pages
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From 1 September 2016, people who are or will be 70, 78 or 79 years of age on that date are eligible for the shingles vaccination.
This leaflet explains:
- what shingles is and how you get it
- how the vaccine works to protect eligible people from shingles
- when and how to get the vaccine
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Published: 16 July 2013
Updated: 26 August 2016
- Updated for 2016 immunisation programme.
- New shingles vaccination leaflet describing shingles, benefits of vaccination and eligibility from September 2015. Order leaflet copies through the DH order line link.
- The dates of birth of eligible 78- and 79-year-olds have been amended on p. 6.
- Added current leaflet explaining the extended vaccination programme.
- First published.