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Zostavax back in stock but practices limited to 20 per order

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The shingles vaccine Zostavax is back in stock and GPs in England, Scotland and Wales are being invited to place orders – although English practices will be limited to 20 doses per order.

A delay in the manufacturing process forced Public Health England to limit practices to five doses per practice in October. But supplies ran out because – according to PHE – some practices submitted multiple orders.

Scottish and Welsh practices are being advised to refer to local Health Protection teams for guidance on the number of doses that can be ordered,

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  • I am approaching 70 and my Medical Practice say they have no stock of Zostavax and no idea when they will have any. They suggest I try elsewhere privately. Anybody have a clue where one can go for the Zostavax vaccination?

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