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immunisation

CHILD VACCINATION SCHEDULE

At two months old:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and Hepatitis B - one injection
  • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection
  • Meningitis B injection
  • Rotavirus medicine

At three months old:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection
  • Rotavirus medicine

At four months old:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection
  • Meningitis B injection
  • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

At one year old (on or after child's first birthday): 

  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningitis C (Hib/MenC) - booster dose in one injection

vaccination

  • Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection
  • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection
  • Meningitis B injection

Three years four months to five years old (pre-school):

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and polio (DTaP/IPV) - one injection
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection

13 to 18 years old:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio (Td/IPV) - one injection (given at school)
  • HPV virus injection (given at school)
  • MenACWY injection (given at school)

MMR CATCH-UP PROGRAMME 

To be protected from Measles, Mumps and Rubella, the NHS recommend that everybody receives two doses of the MMR vaccine. These vaccines are routinely given at 1 years of age and again at 3 years of age. If you or your child has not had two doses of MMR vaccine in the past, please contact The Limes Medical Centre to discuss your vaccination history.


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