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Shingles Vaccine Guidance

Updated on Wednesday, 20 April 2016, 2456 views

Public Health England (PHE) has announced the groups eligible to receive the shingles vaccine from the start of September for the 2015 to 2016 vaccination programme.

From 1 September 2015, the shingles vaccine will be offered routinely to people aged 70 years, and the catch up will extend to those aged 78 years.

In addition, patients who were eligible for immunisation in the first 2 years of the programme but have not yet been vaccinated against shingles remain eligible until their 80th birthday. These groups are:

Guidance from the BNSSSG on the Shingles Vaccine programme

Shingles Vaccine

PGD

Memorandum from the BNSSSG on the shingles vaccine programme

Shingles Memorandum

Shingles Vaccine Q &A from NHS England

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