Immunisations

Flu vaccinations are recommended for anyone with Chronic Lung Disease, Heart Disease, Diabetes, Kidney Disease or if you are over 65 years of age, carers and pregnant women.

Nasal Spray is offered to children aged 2,3,4 - school offer those between 5 & 8 years

A vaccination against Pneumonia is also recommended if you are over 65 years of age or under 65 and in an at risk group.

Shingles vaccination is offered for those aged 70 & 79 from 1st september 2017

Immunisation – Children
Recommended at the following ages:
2 months: 1st Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Hib  & Pneumococcal, Men B & Rotavirus. 
3 months: 2nd Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Hib & Rotavirus. 
4 months: 3rd Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, Hib, Men B & Pneumococcal

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Between 12- 13 months: Hib & Men C. MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella) Pneumococcal & Men B 

3 years and 4 months or as soon after:

Preschool booster – Diphtheria, Tetanus, Hib, Whooping Cough, Polio and MMR. 

Girls 12 - 13 years: Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) - 3 vaccinations over 8 months

14+ years: Booster Tetanus, Diphtheria and Polio & men C.
HPV and teenage immunisations are usually carried out in school.

Pregnant Women - whooping cough