The following is the current list of recommended vaccines for babies. All of these with the exception of the BCG will be given in the surgery by your practice nurse.
|At Birth||BCG (given in HSE clinic)|
|2 Months||6 in 1 + PCV|
|4 Months||6 in 1 + MenC|
|6 Months||6 in 1 + PCV|
|12 Months||MMR + PCV|
|13 Months||MenC + Hib|
- BCG – Bacille Calmette Guerin vaccine
- PCV – Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
- Hep B – Hepatitis B vaccine
- Men C – Meningococcal C vaccine
- Hib – Haemophilus Influenzae B vaccine
- MMR – Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine
- 6 in 1 – Diphtheria, Tetanus, Whooping Cough (Pertussis), Hepatitis B
- Hib – (Haemophilus influenzae B), Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis),
When your child is aged 4 to 5 years, they will get two vaccines:
- The 4 in 1 booster to protect against diphtheria, polio, tetanus and whooping cough (pertussis); and
- a second dose of the MMR vaccine to protect against measles, mumps and rubella.
These vaccines are usually given by a HSE doctor or nurse in primary school.
Travel Vaccines – see Travel services page.