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Shingles is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox. It can cause fever and a rash. Unlike chickenpox, shingles can reoccur and cause repeated bouts. The vaccine is given by injection in the upper arm and consists of either one or two doses, depending on the vaccine used.

When to get vaccinated: The Shingrix vaccine is a non-live vaccine, suitable for anyone aged 50 years and over - in addition to immuno-compromised adults over 18 years old - and consists of 2 doses.

How it is given: injection in the upper arm.

Course: the course consists of 2 doses

£195 per dose

Vaccination Suitability Phone Call

Book a Vaccination Suitability Phone Call with our practice nurse to discuss your vaccination request, suitability and pricing. There is no charge for this service.

If you have any questions please contact our practice on 01253 207568 or

Doctor and patient
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