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BMJ 2014; 348 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.g3671 (Published 03 June 2014) Cite this as: BMJ 2014;348:g3671

Uptake of shingles vaccines in England rises: Since the shingles vaccination programme launched in England in September 2013 54.8% of 70 year olds and 53.1% of 79 year olds have been vaccinated, figures from NHS England have shown. This was an increase of 8.2% for the 70 year olds and 7.6% for the 79 year olds compared with data up to the end of January 2014.

Drug regulator advises patients to keep taking statins: The Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) …

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