Vaccinations:


VACCINATIONS FOR CHILDREN 0 – 5 YEARS BORN AFTER 1 OCTOBER 2016

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Age Where Vaccination
Birth Hospital BCG
2 Months – 1st.Visit GP 6 in 1 +PCV+Men B+Rotavirus

(3 Injections + Oral drops)

4 months -2nd. Visit GP 6 in 1+Men B+Rotavirus

(2 Injections+Oral drops)

6 Months – 3rd. Visit GP 6 in 1 + PCV + Men C

(3 Injections)

 

No Rotavirus vaccine on or after 8 months 0 days.

 

12 months – 4th. Visit GP MMR + Men B

(2 Injections)

13 Months – 5th. Visit GP Hib/MenC + PCV

(2 Injections)

4 – 5 years School 4 in 1 + MMR Booster

 

6 in 1 = Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Hib and Hepatitis B vaccine

PCV = Pneumococcal vaccine

MMR = Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine

4 in 1 = Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio vaccine

 

Your child needs five GP (doctor) visits. Please bring your child’s vaccine passport to each GP (doctor) visit so that your child’s vaccines are recorded and you have this information when they are older.

Remember: You will need paracetamol for your baby’s 2 and 4 month vaccinations

Also, it is recommended that a further Booster vaccination be given at around 12 years against

Tetanus

Diphtheria

Adults over 65 years and anyone with diabetes, chronic disease or heart disease should have

Influenza vaccine every year

Pneumococcal vaccine every five years

If over 65 years one Pneumococcal vaccine is enough for life