Posted: 03.07.2017 | Author: Mr Mark Simpson
Shingles Vaccination Programme – 2017/2018
The Shingles Vaccination Programme will commence from October 2017. Please find the eligibility Criteria.
The vaccine can be offered to all patients aged 70 (Birth Date Range 02.09.1946 – 01.09.1947) and 78 years (Birth Date Range 02.09.1938 – 01.09.1939) on 1 September 2017.
Those individuals now aged 71, 72, 73, 74 or 79 years of age, who had been eligible during the first four years of the programmes, remain eligible to receive the vaccine during 2017/18, if you have not yet received it.
Those people now aged 80 years of age, who had been eligible during 2016/17, are NOT eligible to receive the vaccine during the 2017/18 programme.A
A letter will be issued to all eligible patients week commencing 16th October 2017.