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Childhood Vaccinations

Vaccination Schedule

Routine childhood immunisations 

When to immunise

Diseases protected against

Vaccine given

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Two months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) & Hepatitis BDTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB (Infanrix-Hexa)Thigh
Pneumococcal diseasePCV (Prevenar 13)Thigh
RotavirusRotavirus (Rotarix)By mouth
Meningitis BBexseroThigh
Three months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib & Hepatitis BDTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB (Infanrix-Hexa)Thigh
RotavirusRotavirus (Rotarix)By mouth
Four months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib & Hepatitis BDTaP/IPV/Hib/HepB (Infanrix-Hexa)Thigh
Pneumococcal diseasePCV (Prevenar 13)Thigh
Meningitis BBexseroThigh
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthdayHib/MenCHib/MenC (Menitorix)Upper arm/thigh
Pneumococcal diseasePCV (Prevenar 13)Upper arm/thigh
Meningitis BBexseroUpper arm/thigh
Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)MMR (MMR VaxPRO)Upper arm/thigh
Three years four months old or soon afterDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliodTaP/IPV (Repevax)Upper arm
Measles, mumps and rubellaMMR (MMR VaxPRO)Upper arm
Girls aged 12 to 13 years oldCervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 (and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11)HPV (Gardasil)Upper arm
Around 14 years oldTetanus, diphtheria and polioTd/IPV (Revaxis), and check MMR statusUpper arm
Meningitis ACWYNimenrix or MenveoUpper arm

 

Immunisations for at-risk children 

When to immunise

Diseases protected against

Vaccine given

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At birth, 1 month old, 2 months old and 12 months oldHepatitis BHep BThigh
At birthTuberculosisBCGUpper arm (intradermal)



 
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