Childhood Immunisation

We strongly recommend that all children are immunised according to the nationally recommended standard schedule.

The current child immunisation schedule is:

Two months old

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio vaccine and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib) as one injection
  • Pneumoccocal (PCV) (w.e.f. 04/09/06)

Three months old

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio vaccine and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib) as one injection
  • Meningitis C (MenC) 

Four months old

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio vaccine and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib) as one injection
  • Pneumoccocal (PCV) 
  • Meningitis C (MenC)  

At around 12 months

  • Hib and meningitis C one injection

At around 13 months

  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German Measles) (MMR)  one injection.For further information on MMR visit the NHS website
  • Pneumococcal (w.e.f. 04/09/06)

3 to 5 years (pre-school)

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis, inactivated polio vaccine (DTaP/IPV)
  • Measles, Mumps and Rubella (German Measles) (MMR)

These are the current national recommendations, but may be changed from time to time.

Our Practice Nurses give these routine jabs and they will be able to answer any queries you may have on the programme of immunisations as it relates to your child.

You may also wish to discuss any aspect of immunisation with your Health Visitor.

Please bring your red parent record book when you attend.

NHS Immunisation Information for more information on childhood immunisation.