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General Health Services – Pneumonia Vaccination

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Fairview Medical Centre: (01) 8339856

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Pneumonia Vaccination

Streptococcus pneumoniae is a bacteria which causes pneumococcal disease. It is a major cause of illness and death, particularly amongst the very young, the very old and those who have no spleen or weakened immunity.

Vaccination is recommended for:

  • Everybody aged 65 years and over
  • Also those aged over 2 years with ;
    • Diabetes mellitus
    • Chronic heart, respiratory or liver disease
    • Chronic renal disease, nephrotic syndrome, renal transplant
    • Sickle cell disease
    • Those with missing or non functioning spleens
    • Disorders of the immune system including cancer
    • People receiving chemotherapy or other treatments that suppress the immune system
    • Persons with HIV infection or AIDS
    • Those who have received or are about to receive cochlear transplants


01 8339856 


37-39 Fairview Strand, Dublin 3, D03 F8C2 

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Fri 8am – 5pm
Sat- 8am – 9.30am
(Emergency Walk-in Clinic)