Here you can download 

  • GP template shingles letter - which you can adapt and use to invite eligible patients in to your practice for the shingles vaccine
  • Shingles screen saver  - to display in your practice if you can
  • Chief Medical Officer (CMO) letter (external download, 275 KB).

Information for patients can be found within the shingles vaccine page on NHS inform (external site).

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