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Baby and Childhood Immunisation
The following is the current list of recommended vaccines for babies, correct as of 2016.
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 further booster 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.