Child Immunisations

**Coronavirus update**

Routine vaccinations for babies, pre-school children and adults are continuing as normal.

It's important to go to your appointments unless you, your child or someone you live with has symptoms of coronavirus.

Vaccinations usually given in school are being rescheduled

NHS vaccination schedule

Babies under 1 year old

AgeVaccines
8 weeks6-in-1 vaccine
Rotavirus vaccine
MenB
12 weeks6-in-1 vaccine (2nd dose)
Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine
Rotavirus vaccine (2nd dose)
16 weeks6-in-1 vaccine (3rd dose)
MenB (2nd dose)

Children aged 1 to 15

AgeVaccines
1 yearHib/MenC (1st dose)
MMR (1st dose)
Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine (2nd dose)
MenB (3rd dose)
2 to 10 yearsFlu vaccine (every year)
3 years and 4 monthsMMR (2nd dose)
4-in-1 pre-school booster
12 to 13 yearsHPV vaccine
14 years3-in-1 teenage booster
MenACWY

Adults

AgeVaccines
65 yearsPneumococcal (PPV) vaccine
65 years (and every year after)Flu vaccine
70 yearsShingles vaccine

Pregnant women

When it's offeredVaccines
During flu seasonFlu vaccine
From 16 weeks pregnantWhooping cough (pertussis) vaccine

Extra vaccines for at-risk people

Some vaccines are only available on the NHS for groups of people who need extra protection.

 Vaccines for at-risk babies and children

At-risk groupVaccines
Babies born to mothers who have hepatitis BHepatitis B vaccine at birth, 4 weeks and 12 months
Children born in areas of the country where there are high numbers of TB casesBCG tuberculosis (TB) vaccine at birth
Children whose parents or grandparents were born in a country with many cases of TBBCG tuberculosis (TB) vaccine at birth
Children 6 months to 17 years old with long-term health conditionsChildren's flu vaccine every year

Vaccines for people with underlying health conditions

At-risk groupVaccines
Problems with the spleen, for example caused by sickle cell diseaseHib/MenC
MenACWY
MenB
Pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
Cochlear implantsPneumococcal vaccine (both PCV13 and PPV)
Chronic respiratory and heart conditions, such as severe asthma or heart failurePneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
Chronic neurological conditions, such as Parkinson's disease or a learning disabilityPneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
DiabetesPneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
Chronic kidney diseasePneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
Hepatitis B vaccine
Chronic liver conditionsPneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
Hepatitis A vaccine
Hepatitis B vaccine
HaemophiliaHepatitis A vaccine
Hepatitis B vaccine
Weakened immune system caused by treatments or diseasePneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine
Complement disorders or people receiving complement inhibitor therapiesHib/MenC
MenACWY
MenB
Pneumococcal vaccine (PCV13 and PPV)
Flu vaccine

Important

If you're starting college or university you should make sure you've already had:

  • the MenACWY vaccine – which protects against serious infections like meningitis. You can still ask your GP for this vaccine until your 25th birthday.
  • 2 doses of the MMR vaccine – as there are outbreaks of mumps and measles at universities. If you have not previously had 2 doses of MMR you can still ask your GP for the vaccine


Travel vaccines

There are some travel vaccines that 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 fever vaccination, are only available privately. 

We are a certified International Yellow Fever Vaccination Centre

 

 

 
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