On the 1st of September 2023, the Shingles National Immunisation Programme changed, and more individuals are now eligible for a free shingles vaccination on the NHS.
You are now eligible if you’re:
50 years and over with a severely weakened immune system (severely immunocompromised)
Those aged 18-49 receiving a stem cell transplant may also be eligible. Speak to your specialist.
Turning 65 years old – You’ll be eligible from your 65th birthday
70 – 79 years of age