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Email: correspondence.carnarvon@nhs.net

Telephone: 01702 349957


Childhood Immunisations


It is important that your children are fully immunised. The recommended schedule is:


 

Eight weeks old

 

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B

Meningococcal group B (MenB)

Rotavirus gastroenteritis

 

Twelve weeks old

 

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib and hepatitis B

Pneumococcal (13 serotypes)

Rotavirus

 

Sixteen weeks old


Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib and hepatitis B

Men B

 

One year old   (on or after the child’s first birthday)


Hib and MenC

Pneumococcal

Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)

MenB


Eligible paediatric age group1


 Influenza (each year from September)


Three years four months old or soon after


Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio

Measles, mumps and rubella



The Health Authority will notify parents of pre-school children when their immunisations are due. These immunisations are usually given on Wednesday mornings by appointment. Please telephone reception for this.