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Desperately seeking chicken pox vaccine

(6 Posts)
bigwellyfucker Tue 29-Oct-13 13:34:44

DD1 has health issues, paediatrician has advised GP to give chicken pox vaccine - GP can't source any.

Does anyone know where I may be abke to track some down? DD1 is 3yo so can't have the adult version.

Thanks in advance

CatherinaJTV Tue 29-Oct-13 15:06:24

there is no adult chicken pox vaccines, just the shingles one. Any private GP should be able to source the vaccine for you.

reddaisy Tue 29-Oct-13 16:00:39

I got mine vaccinated against chicken pox at a travel clinic. If you google for a travel clinic in your area then you might be able to find one. It wasn't cheap though - £120 for a course of two injections. HTH.

bundaberg Tue 29-Oct-13 16:05:09

go back to the paediatrician and ask where you can get it?

EmeraldJeanie Wed 30-Oct-13 17:22:35

Tell GP to ask his local Travel Clinic. That is where my ds had his and they must access it from somewhere!

EmeraldJeanie Wed 30-Oct-13 17:23:17

My ds was 3 at the time when he had Travel Clinic jab.

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