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The NHS vaccination schedule

Here's a checklist of the vaccinesthat are routinely offered to everyone in the UK for free on theNHS, and the ages at which they should ideally be given.

If you're not sure whether you or yourchild have had all your routine vaccinations, ask your GP orpractice nurse to find out for you. It may be possible to 'catch up' later inlife.


5-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib)vaccine – this single jab contains vaccines to protect againstfive separate diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polioand Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib, a bacterial infection that can causesevere pneumonia or meningitis in young children) 

Pneumococcal (PCV)vaccine 



5-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib)vaccine,second dose

Meningitis C

Rotavirus vaccine, second dose


5-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib) vaccine, third dose

Pneumococcal (PCV)vaccine,second dose

Between 12and 13 months

Hib/Men C booster, given as a single jab containingmeningitis C (second dose) and Hib (fourth dose)

Measles, mumps andrubella (MMR) vaccine, given as a single jab

Pneumococcal (PCV)vaccine,third dose

2and 3 years

Flu vaccine (annual)

3years and 4 months, or soon after

Measles, mumps andrubella (MMR) vaccine, second dose

4-in-1 (DTaP/IPV) pre-schoolbooster,given as a single jab containing vaccines against diphtheria,tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and polio

Around12-13 years

HPV vaccine, which protects against cervicalcancer (girls only) – three jabs given within sixmonths

Around13-18 years

3-in-1 (Td/IPV) teenagebooster,given as a single jab which contains vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus andpolio

Around13-15 years

Meningitis C booster (from September 2013)

65and over

Flu (every year)

Pneumococcal (PPV)vaccine


Shingles vaccine (from September 2013)

Vaccinesfor special groups

There are some vaccines that aren'troutinely available to everyone on the NHS but which are available for peoplewho fall into certain risk groups, such as pregnant women, people with longterm health conditions and healthcare workers.

These extra vaccines include hepatitis B vaccinationTB vaccination and chickenpox vaccination.


There are some travel vaccinesthat you should be able to have free on the NHS from your local surgery.These include the hepatitis A vaccine, the typhoid vaccine and the cholera vaccine. Other travel vaccines, such as yellow fevervaccination, are only available privately. 

We are a certified International Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre



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