Marden Medical Practice

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Childhood Immunisations

Many potentially fatal childhood diseases have been virtually eradicated in the UK due to the availability of vaccinations. It is very important that all children are fully immunised. Reminders are sent out by the Health Authority.

Current recommendations are:

2 months

1st diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio & HIB injection (5 in1)

1st Pneumococcal

1st  Rotarix

1st Meningitis B

3 months

2nd diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio & HIB injection (5in 1)

2nd Rotarix

4 months

3rd diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio & HIB injection (5 in 1)

2nd Pneumococcal

2nd Meningitis B

 

12 months

1st MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)

HIB/ Men C & Pneumococcal

3rd Pneumococcal

3yr 4 months

Booster diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough & polio injection

2nd MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella)

13 – 18 years

Booster Diphtheria, tetanus & polio injection – GIVEN ATSCHOOL

Meningococcal – GIVEN AT SCHOOL

(Girls only) HPV – GIVEN AT SCHOOL

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