The practice follows the national policy for childhood immunisation. Further information can be found on the NHS Immunisation Schedule website.
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):
|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|
|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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