Shingles Vaccinations – Eligibility Update

There have been some changes to the eligibility for the Shingles vaccination.

  • From 1st September 2023 you will be eligible for the shingles vaccine when you turn 65. You’ll be offered 2 doses of the vaccine, these are given between 6 and 12 months apart.

If you turned 65 before 1 September 2023, you’ll be eligible for the shingles vaccine when you turn 70.

  • Everyone aged 70 – 79 are eligible for the Shingles Vaccination. Depending on the type of vaccine you have, you’ll have either 1 dose or 2 doses (given between 6 and 12 months apart).
  • If you are aged 50 and over and you have a severely weekend immune system, then you may also be eligible for the Shingles vaccination. You’ll be given 2 doses of the shingles vaccine. These are given between 8 weeks and 6 months apart.

For more information, please visit the NHS website here. Shingles vaccine – NHS (

Prescription Hub


As of the 1st November 2021 all prescriptions for Streamside Surgery practice will be dealt with by the new PCN Prescription Hub – Severnvale Prescription Hub.


Please e-mail your requests to and for medication queries only please call 01454 205099, lines will be open from 10am-12:30 and 14:30-17:30.


Please visit our post on this new update for more information – Severnvale Prescription Hub | Streamside Surgery