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Child Immunisation


Our Nursing Team provides a comprehensive Childhood Immunisation service. They are happy to discuss or answer any questions or concerns regarding vaccinations.

 

 

For further information on Immunisations, please visit the NHS Choices website.

 

If you would like your red book updated, don't forget to bring this with you to the appointment.  Thank you.

 

 

Routine Immunisation Schedule

 

2 months:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib, a bacterial infection that can cause severe pneumonia or meningitis in young children) given as a 5-in-1 single jab known as DTaP/IPV/Hib ( Hep B from Aug 2017)
  • Pneumococcal infection 
  • Rotavirus oral
  • Meningitis B

3 months:                    

  • 5-in-1, second dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib) ( Hep B from Aug 2017)
  • Rotavirus oral

4 months:

  • 5-in-1, third dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib) ( Hep B from Aug 2017)
  • Pneumococcal infection, second dose
  • Meningitis B second dose

 

Between 12 and 13 months:

  • Meningitis C, second dose, Hib, fourth dose (Hib/MenC given as a single jab)
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), given as a single jab
  • Pneumococcal infection, third dose
  • Meningitis B booster dose

3 years and 4 months, or soon after:

  • MMR second jab
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio (DtaP/IPV), given as a 4-in-1 pre-school booster

Around 12-13 years:

Done in schools

  • Cervical cancer (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer (girls only): three jabs given within six months. This immunisation is given at School.

Around 13-18 years: 

Done in schools

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio booster (Td/IPV), given as a single jab. This immunisation is given at School
  • Meningitis ACWY

 


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