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Promotional material: Shingles vaccination guide

Public Health England

January 13
14:23 2021

Vaccination against shingles guide

Vaccination against shingles (print version)

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Shingles vaccination postcard (print version)

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This leaflet explains:

  • what shingles is and how you get it
  • how the vaccine works to protect eligible people from shingles
  • when and how to get the vaccine

The shingles vaccination postcard is suitable for all shingles vaccination settings including GP practices.

The details of the vaccination appointment and address of the GP practice can be added to the back of the postcard and it can then be sent out to eligible patients to invite them to attend their appointment.

Paper copies of the leaflet (product code 2942850A) and postcard (product code 2942856C) can be ordered from Health Publications.

Health publications orderline

Immunisation Publications Department
Immunisation and Countermeasures
Public Health England
National Infection Service
61 Colindale Avenue
Colindale

London
NW9 5EQ

Copies of printed publications and the full range of digital resources to support the immunisation programmes can now be ordered and downloaded online. Log in to register and place your order.

Published 16 July 2013
Last updated 13 January 2021 +show all updates
  1. Added updated leaflet and vaccination postcard.

  2. Added revised leaflet.

  3. Revised shingles leaflet and new appointment postcard.

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