The vaccination for Shingles is currently aimed at age group 70 to 79 and is now readily available at this practice. Then only for those aged 70 from October 2021.
A single dose of zoster vaccine is funded on the National Immunisation Program (NIP) for all adults at 70 years of age
. A single catch-up dose will also be funded for adults aged 71–79 years until October 2021.
Please discuss with your G.P. or a practice nurse – a good time to enquire is when you have your Flu needle
– this is a pdf with a lot on information from National Centre for Immunisation Research & Surveillance (NCIRS)