The guidelines from the Department of Health allowed us to vaccinate patients aged 70 years and 79 years from 1.9.13.   As this is a "rolling programme" please ask at reception if you are unsure whether you qualify.   Clinics are available throughout the year, including some weekends.   It is a one-off live vaccine so unsuitable for patients on certain medications concerning suppressing the immune system.   If in doubt you can ask advice when in the practice, or e-mail your question of visit:     or

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