CHILD HEALTH & IMMUNISATION

A full programme of child health surveillance is undertaken at the surgery, where the doctors work in co-operation with the health visitors to provide a comprehensive service of examinations, vaccinations and advice. Regular developmental checks for the under fives are carried out by Dr Ethan Harris-Faulkner.

When and where immunisations take place Diseases protected against
2 months old
General Practice
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Pneumococcal infection, Rotavirus, Meningitis B
3 months old
General practice
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Rotavirus
4 months old
General practice
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib), Meningitis B, pneumococcal infection
12 - 13 months
General Practice
Measles, mumps and rubella
Pneumococcal infection, Hib, Meningitis C, Meningitis B
3 months after 1st MMR
General practice
Measles, mumps and rubella (second dose)
3-4 yrs (preschool)
General practice
Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and polio
Girls aged 12-13yrs
school
Human Papilloma Virus (HPV)
13-15 years
school
Diphtheria, tetanus and polio, Meningitis ACW&Y, Meningitis C