HOT TOPIC: Meningitis C Vaccine

All patient's with a date of birth between the following range are eligible for the Men ACWY as part of the NHS vaccination programme:

01/09/1996 - 31/08/1997 

This vaccination protects against meningitis and septicaemia. The vaccination is very important as cases across England and Wales are increasing rapidly year by year.

The vaccine can also be offered to older first-time university entrants up to the age 25.

If you fall within the above criteria, we will be contacting you in the near future to invite you to attend. However, please feel free to contact the surgery from now onwards if would like to take advantage of this vaccination.

Further information on the Men ACWY vaccine can be found here