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Shingles Vaccination Programme

Are you aged 70, 78 or 79 years?

If so, you may be eligible for a vaccination to protect yourself against shingles.

The national shingles immunisation programme for people aged between either 70 on 1st September 2017, 78 & 79 years has been introduced by the Department of Health / Public Health to help protect those deemed most at risk from shingles. This programme  is for a one off lifetime vaccine and will be rolled out to all people between the ages of 70 and 79 over the next few years.

To receive your vaccination against shingles, please book an appointment for one of our designated clinics at reception.

Unsure whether you are eligible for a Shingles Vaccination click the link below and enter your date of birth

Are you eligible for Shingles Vaccination

Pneumococcal Vaccinations

Pneumococcal vaccinations are offered to all patients over the age of 65 and  to children and adults with certain long-term health conditions, such as a serious heart or kidney conditions.  If you are at increased risk of a pneumococcal infection you will be given the vaccination just once and, generally, this will protect you for life. However, if your spleen does not work properly or if you have a chronic kidney condition, you may need booster doses  every five years.

If you think you may be eligible for a Pneumococcal Vaccination please contact our reception team for more information or to book an appointment in one of our Vaccination Clinics.

 
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