Shingles Q&A for healthcare professionals
Country of origin: UK
Click for Full Details: www.gov.ukThe aim of the universal vaccination programme is to reduce the incidence and severity of shingles disease in older people.
Shingles is a common disease that can cause long-lasting, severe pain. It can cause permanent disability, and it occurs more frequently in those over 70 years old, who are also more likely to have worse symptoms
It is caused by the same virus that causes chickenpox – varicella zoster.
A universal routine herpes zoster (shingles) vaccination programme for adults aged over 70 years will start in September 2013. The aim of the universal vaccination programme is to reduce the incidence and severity of shingles disease in older people.
Click for Full Details: www.gov.uk
Healthy Ageing: A Challenge for Europe June 2017
Assistive technologies website launched June 2017
Resource To Meet Growing Issues Of Dementia February 2017
Risk guidance for people with dementia February 2017
Helping people live well for longer February 2017