Tackling Shingles through wider vaccine availability - Lib Dem Question to the Health Minister
By Alan Bullion
SHINGLES CAN BE A HIGHLY DEBILITATING AND DANGEROUS VIRUS IN MY EXPERIENCE
Following contact from several Swanley and Sevenoaks residents about the age restrictions on the availability of the Shingles vaccine, Lib Dem health spokesman Norman Lamb has tabled the following parliamentary question:
"To ask the Secretary of State for Health, what the reasons are for age restrictions on eligibility for the shingles vaccination in the NHS; and whether he has made an assessment of the availability of alternative provision for people who do not qualify for that vaccination."
WE ARE CALLING FOR THE SHINGLES VACCINE TO BE AVAILABLE ON DEMAND TO ALL OVER 70S AND OTHERS AT RISK
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