The practice follows the national policy for childhood immunisation. Further information can be found on the
Before bringing your child for an immunisation injection please check the following 6 points. If the answer to any of the questions is yes then please seek advice at the surgery:
The currently recommended vaccination schedule is as follows (from 1/7/2013):
Under 5 year olds
|2 months||1st dose, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, HIB vaccine, 1st Pneumococcal vaccine and 1st Rotavirus vaccine.|
|3 months||2nd dose, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, HIB vaccine, 2nd dose Rotavirus vaccine and 1st dose Meningitis C vaccine.|
|4 months||3rd dose, diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, HIB vaccine and 2nd Pneumococcal vaccine.|
|12 months||Hib booster and 2nd Meningitis C (one vaccine)|
|13 months||MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) and 3rd Pneumococcal vaccine.|
|3½ years||2nd MMR and diphtheria, tetanus, polio and pertussis booster|
School age children
|HPV vaccineDiphtheria, tetanus and polio booster, 2nd dose Meningitis C.|
|18+ years||Diphtheria, tetanus, polio booster (if not already had).|
|< 25 years||Meningitis C (if not already had)|
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