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The purpose of this section of the website is to provide UK healthcare professionals with accurate and
relevant information on MSD's shingles vaccine.

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For patient information on shingles, please visit our patient webpages or speak to a healthcare professional.

Year 3 of the national shingles immunisation
programme started on 1st September 2015.

For details on the eligible patient cohorts and funding arrangements for year 3, click here.

For help to drive patient uptake, click here.

To check if a patient is eligible using our online and downloadable eligibility calculator, click here.


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Help prevent shingles
disrupting people’s lives

MSD has developed the Shingles Aware website to provide healthcare professionals with information about shingles, the shingles vaccine Zostavax®, and the national immunisation programme.

To learn more about the national programme, the eligible patient cohorts and funding arrangements,
click here.

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