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This section of the website is for UK healthcare professionals only. If you are not a healthcare professional, please click here.

Support for you and your practice

ZOSTAVAX® (shingles (herpes zoster) vaccine live)

Prescribing Information (Great Britain) & Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland) [External links]

This page has training resources for healthcare professionals to support them and their vaccination clinics.

How to optimise vaccination programmes in your practice

Practice support materials

*To order the resources, by clicking on the link, it will direct you to a third-party website, Medisa. This site is to place an order for the resources only, it is managed by Medisa and MSD has no input in its website management. MSD is responsible for initiating, reviewing and approving the vaccines content and materials which it provides via this website.

Prescribing Information (Great Britain) & Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland) [External links]

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Shingles NIP Awareness

 

This is a downloadable resource to be played on GP surgery screens to help raise awareness of the Shingles NIP in individuals aged 70+
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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Leaflet*

 

Leaflet aimed at those people in their seventies, informing them about shingles, and that they may be eligible to receive vaccination as part of the national programme.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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Tent card*

 

Tent card aimed at those people in their seventies, informing them about shingles, and that they may be eligible to receive vaccination as part of the national programme.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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Invitation letter*

 

Template letter to be sent to people to inform them that they are eligible to receive the shingles vaccine under the national programme, and to contact the surgery.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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Poster*

 

A3 poster aimed at those people in their seventies, informing them they may be eligible to receive a vaccination against shingles under the national programme.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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70 Birthday card*

 

Birthday card to send to those people turning 70, informing them they may be eligible to receive a vaccination against shingles under the national programme. Supplied with envelopes.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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Leaflet - WALES*

 

Leaflet aimed at those people in their seventies, informing them about shingles, and that they may be eligible to receive vaccination as part of the national programme.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

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Poster - WALES*

 

A3 poster aimed at those people in their seventies, informing them they may be eligible to receive a vaccination against shingles under the national programme.
Prescribing Information (Great Britain)Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)[External links]

 

Supporting documentation

Prescribing Information (Great Britain) & Prescribing Information (Northern Ireland)
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GB-CIN-00358 | Date of Preparation: April 2022