Dr Barnfield & Partners
Lordshill District Centre
Southampton
S016 8HY

Tel: 02380 738144

Providing NHS Services
Armed Forces veteran friendly accredited GP practice

Shingles is an infection that causes a painful rash. Get advice from 111 as soon as possible if you think you have it.

Shingles vaccine

You’re eligible for the shingles vaccine if you’re aged 70 or 78 years old.

When you’re eligible, you can have the shingles vaccination at any time of year.

The shingles vaccine is not available on the NHS to anyone aged 80 and over because it seems to be less effective in this age group.