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Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme

 

When to immunise

Disease vaccine protects against

How it is given

2 months old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and hib

Pneumococcal infection

Rotavirus

One Injection

One Injection

Orally

3 months old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and hib

Meningitis C

Rotavirus

One Injection

One Injection

Orally

4 months old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and hib

Pneumococcal infection

One Injection

One Injection

Just after the first birthday

Measles, Mumps and Rubella

Pneumoccocal infection

Hib and Meningitis C

One Injection

One Injection

One Injection

3 to 5 years old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and polio

Measles, Mumps and Rubella

One Injection

One Injection

Girls 12 to 13 years old

Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavrius types 16 and 18

Three injections over six months

14 to 18 years old

Tetanus, diphtheria and polio

Meningitis C

One Injection

One Injection

 

If your child has missed out on any of these vaccines, it is never too late to catch up. Arrange an appointment with your GP or health visitor.

 

 
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