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08 March 2024

Shingles vaccine

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The shingles vaccine is recommended for people aged 65 or 70 on 1 September 2023.

Whether you can give blood depends on the brand of vaccine you have had. If you have had Shingrix®, you can donate immediately. This may not be the case with other brands.

Please make sure you know the name of the vaccine before you come to session. 

Current blood stock levels across Scotland Saturday 13 July

We aim to retain 6 days of stocks at any time in order to meet the requirements of patients in Scotland.

Learn more about blood types