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Vaccination Schedule

Here's a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on the NHS, and the age at which you should ideally have them

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
  • Pneumococcal infection
  • Rotavirus
  • MenB2

 3 months:

  • 5-in-1, second dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Meningitis C
  • Rotavirus 

 4 months:

  • 5-in-1, third dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Pneumococcal infection, second dose
  • MenB2

 Between 12 and 13 months:

  • Hib/MenC given as a single jab
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), given as a single jab
  • Pneumococcal infection, third dose
  • Men B2

2, 3 and 4 year olds:

  • Flu vaccination via nasal spray, Fluenz.

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:

  • Cervical cancer (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer (girls only): three jabs given within six months

Around 13-18 years:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio booster (Td/IPV), given as a single jab
  • MenACWY

65 and over:

  • Flu (every year)
  • Pneumococcal 

70 and over

All people aged 70, 71, 72, 78 and  79 on 1 September 2015 are eligible for shingles vaccination this year (i.e. people born between 2/9/1942 and 1/9/1945 or 2/9/1935 and 1/9/1937). 

The surgery will contact you if you are eligible.

HPA Childrens Vaccination Schedule

Click here for the recommended HPA vaccination schedule

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