Vaccination Schedule

Here is a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK, and the age at which you should ideally have them.  Additional information regarding vaccination schedules is available from the NHS Choices website

In August 2013 the Vaccination Schedule changes for Childhood Meningitis C, Rotavirus and Influenaza - If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a nurse at the surgery who will be happy to help you.

 2 months:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib, a bacterial infection that can cause severe pneumonia or Meningitis in young children) given as a 5-in-1 single jab known as DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • Pneumococcal infection 

3 months:                    

  • 5-in-1, second dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Meningitis C

4 months:

  • 5-in-1, third dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Pneumococcal infection, second dose
  • Meningitis C, second dose

Between 12 and 13 months:

  • Meningitis C, third dose
  • Hib, fourth dose (Hib/MenC given as a single jab)
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), given as a single jab
  • Pneumococcal infection, third dose

3 years and 4 months, or soon after:

  • MMR second jab
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio (DtaP/IPV), given as a 4-in-1 pre-school booster

Around 12-13 years:

  • Cervical cancer (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer (girls only): three jabs given within six months

Around 13-18 years:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio booster (Td/IPV), given as a single jab

65 and over:

  • Flu (every year)
  • Pneumococcal 

In August 2013 the vaccination schedule changed for Adult vaccinations for Shingles. Whooping Cough and Flu vaccinations for pregnant women - Please see the 2015 criteria for these vaccinations  If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact a nurse at the surgery who will be happy to help you

Vaccination Criteria for 2015 Flu and Shingles Vaccines

  • Shingles vaccines will be available at the surgery shortly.  For all patients who are 70,71,72,78 and 79 years old on the 1st of September 2015

Child Nasal Flu

  • This is available to all children who will be aged 2, 3 or 4 years old on the 31st of August 2015 and all children in the 'At Risk' group aged between 2 and 18 years of age

Adult Flu Vaccination Criteria

  • See the 'Additinal Information' tab above and click Flu Vaccinations on the left hand side for up to date campaign information

Meningitis B

  • The campaign begins on the 1st of September for babies born on or after the 1st July 2015 - The vaccinations are given at the 2 and 4 month immunisation stage and as a booster at 12 months of age

Meningitis ACWY

  • For all students who have just finished Year 13 and going onto university for the first time 'Freshers' but also students starting university late as 19-24 year olds who are freshers.  This vaccination is not given to existing university students.  A catch up campaign for other younger age groups starts in january 2016