Recommended Ages for Immunisations

5851092 s sergeiteleginRecommended Ages for Immunisations

2  months 

First Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, HIB, First Meningitis B, First Rotavirus

3  months

Second Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, HIB, Rotavirus. First Meningitis C

4  months

Third Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough, Polio, HIB, Rotavirus. Second Meningitis B

12-13 months 

First Mumps, Measles, Rubella (German Measles), Hib/MenC. Second Pneumococcal. Third Meningitis B

2 to 4 years

Influenza

3 years 4 months 

Diptheria, Tetanus, and polio, Second MMR

Girls 12-13 years

HPV

14 years

Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio Boosters and Meningitis C and Meningitis W ***

 

Please tell the nurse if your child has a fever, takes steroids, has a serious disease, has allergies particular to eggs, has a strong reaction to any previous inoculations or has a parent or brother or sister who has suffered from epilepsy.

*** Please note that there is a shortage of the Men ACWY vaccine and a rolling program of vaccination is in place as follows:

We can vaccinate first all teenagers aged 17-18 years of age ( born between 1/9/1996 - 31/8/1997) they are all eligible regardless of their plans to attend university and definately before university, if they were attending. As stock is limited the rolling schedule is as follows for everyone else:

October 2015 : School year 9 or 10 – age 13-15 ( this will be the routine schedule)
January 2016 : Current year 10 – will be year 11 at time of vaccine ( catch up)
April 2016 : Current year 12 – will be year 13 at time of vaccine
April 2017: Current Year 11- Will be year 13 at time of vaccine

 

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