Mengingitis ACWY (MenACWY) Vaccinations

You can use this service to book a MenACWY vaccination at the University Health Service.

Meningitis is an infection of the protective membranes that surround the brain and spinal cord (meninges). See the NHS Website for more information.

The MenACWY vaccine is given by a single injection into the upper arm and protects against 4 strains of the meningococcal bacteria – A, C, W and Y – which cause meningitis and blood poisoning (septicaemia).

The University Health Service Vaccination Team are offering booked MenACWY vaccination appointments to eligible people. MenACWY vaccines that were missed during the school immunisation program can be offered free-of-charge as a "catch-up" before the age of 25.

This service is for patients aged 16-25. If you are unable to use this service, please contact your GP surgery to organise an appointment with a nurse. You can have this vaccine if you are:

  • Under the age of 25 (meaning you are 24 or below)
  • You have not already had a MenACWY vaccine at school

You must be a registered patient at the UNIVERSITY HEALTH SERVICE to receive this vaccine.

You will receive the Nimenrix vaccine. It protects against 4 strains of meningococcal bacteria.

More information about this particular vaccine can be found in the patient information leaflet.

Please email the vaccination team if you have any questions They will be able to answer most questions, but may advise you consult a GP.

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Otherwise, we will have to cancel your appointment.