Edenbridge Medical Practice

Committed to the People of Edenbridge

Station Road, Edenbridge, Kent TN8 5ND


Immunisations

Shingles Vaccine

You are eligible to have the Shingles Vaccine if you are currently aged 70, 78 or 79, so your date of birth is:
02/09/1945 – 01/09/1946  or
02/09/1936 – 01/09/1938

You can also be vaccinated if you were eligible in a previous year, so if your date of birth is:
02/09/1942 – 01-09-1945

Flu vaccine

The flu vaccine is recommended for people who are 65 and over or have:
Diabetes, Asthma or suffer from long-term conditions affecting the:
lungs, heart, kidneys, liver, brain or nervous system, immune system & spleen.
Pregnant women are entitled to the flu vaccine and a whooping cough vaccine.
Children aged 2, 3 & 4 whose date of birth is between 02/09/2011 – 01/09/2014 can be immunised against flu which is given nasally.
*Men B vaccine will be available from September 2015 – further information to follow.