Pneumonia vaccine in Stoke-on-Trent


Pneumonia is an infection that inflames the air sacs in one or both lungs. It can range from mild to severe, causing symptoms such as cough, fever, chest pain, and difficulty breathing.

How is Pneumonia Contracted?

Pneumonia is often caused by bacteria, viruses, or fungi. It can be contracted through respiratory droplets from an infected person, contaminated surfaces, or by inhaling infected particles.

Where is Pneumonia Common?

Pneumonia can occur anywhere, but it is more prevalent in crowded environments, healthcare settings, and areas with poor air quality. It affects people of all ages, but the risk is higher among the elderly, young children, and individuals with weakened immune systems.

Pneumonia vaccine in Stoke-on-Trent

Pneumonia Vaccine in Stoke-on-Trent

Receiving the pneumonia vaccine is crucial in preventing severe respiratory infections and complications associated with pneumonia, including hospitalisation and even death.

About the Pneumonia Vaccine

The pneumonia vaccine helps protect against the most common bacterial strains that cause pneumonia, including Streptococcus pneumoniae. It stimulates the immune system to produce antibodies for long-term defence.

Preventing Pneumonia and its Complications

By getting vaccinated, you can significantly reduce the risk of contracting pneumonia and lower the chances of developing severe respiratory complications.

Types of Pneumonia Vaccines

There are different types of pneumonia vaccines available, including the pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV13) and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (PPSV23). Our experts will determine the most suitable option for you based on your age and health status.

The pneumonia vaccine has undergone extensive testing to ensure its safety and effectiveness. It is a well-established immunisation that has helped reduce the burden of pneumonia worldwide.


Book your pneumonia vaccine in Stoke-on-Trent – get in touch if you have any questions and we’ll be happy to help.

One dose at £85

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