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Immunisations

Immunisations

childimmunise2Normal immunisation schedule for all people in the UK

Please talk to our practice nurses if you need further information or advice

In most circumstances , immunisation for children over five years of age is administered by the school nursing service .  

AGE

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Immunisation (Vaccine Given)

2 months

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DTP/Polio/Hib (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus Influenza B) - all in one injection, plus:
Pneumococcal (PCV) - in a separate injection

3 months

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DTP/Polio/Hib (2nd dose), plus:
MenC (Meningococcus Group C) - in a separate injection

4 months

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DTP/Polio/Hib (3rd dose), plus:
MenC (2nd dose) - in a separate injection, plus:
Pneumococcal (PCV) (2nd dose) - in a separate injection

Around 12 months

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Hib/MenC (combined as one injection - 4th dose of Hib and 3rd dose of MenC)

Around 13 months

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MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella - combined as one injection), plus:
Pneumococcal (PCV) (3rd dose) - in a separate injection

Around 4-5 years

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'Pre-school' booster of:
DTP/Polio, plus:
MMR (second dose) - in a separate injection

Around 13-18 years

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Td/Polio booster. (A combined injection of Tetanus, low dose Diphtheria, and Polio.)

Adults

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Influenza and Pneumococcal if you are aged 65 or over
Td/Polio - at any age if you were not fully immunised as a child

 



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