Routine childhood immunisations
|When to immunise||Diseases protected against||Vaccine given||Site**|
|Two months old||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)||DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)||Thigh|
|Two months old||Pneumococcal disease||PCV (Prevenar 13)||Thigh|
|Two months old||Rotavirus||Rotavirus (Rotarix)||By mouth|
|Three months old||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib||DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)||Thigh|
|Three months old||Meningococcal group C disease (MenC)||Men C (NeisVac-C or Menjugate)||Thigh|
|Three months old||Rotavirus||Rotavirus (Rotarix)||By Mouth|
|Four months old||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib||DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)||Thigh|
|Four months old||Pneumococcal disease||PCV (Prevenar 13)||Thigh|
|Four months old||Hib/MenC||Hib/MenC (Menitorix)||Upper arm/thigh|
|Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday||Pneumococcal disease||PCV (Prevenar 13)||Upper arm/thigh|
|Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday||Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)||MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO)||Upper arm/thigh|
|Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio||dTaP/IPV (Repevax) or DTaP/IPV (Infanrix-IPV)||Upper arm|
|Three years four months old or soon after||Measles, mumps and rubella||MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO)(check first dose has been given)||Upper arm|
|Girls aged 12 to 13 years old||Cervical 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 old||Tetanus, diphtheria and polio||Td/IPV (Revaxis), and check MMR status||Upper arm|
|Around 14 years old||Meningitis C||Meningitec, Menjugate or NeisVac-C||Upper arm|
**Where two or more injections are required at once, these should ideally be given in different limbs. Where this is not possible, injections in the same limb should be given 2.5cm apart.
The Meningitis C vaccination will be introduced during the 2013/14 academic year and the vaccine supplied will depend on the brands available at the time of ordering
Immunisations for at-risk children
|When to immunise||Diseases protected against||Vaccine given||Site|
|At birth, 1 month old, 2 months old and 12 months old||Hepatitis B||Hep B||Thigh|
|At birth||Tuberculosis||BCG||Upper arm (intradermal)|
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