Shingles Vaccination

What is Shingles?

Shingles is an infection of a nerve and the skin around it. It is caused by the herpes varicella-zoster virus, which also causes chickenpox.

Can I get the Shingles Vaccination?

If you are aged 70 or 79 please contact the surgery to make an appointment to have the vaccine.

The vaccine is available to help protect those most at risk from the complications of Shingles.

Further Information

NHS Choices - Shingles