Childhood Vaccinations

The doctors and nurses at Wheaton Hall strongly recommend that all children should receive a full course of vaccination where possible.

For further details and answers to questions, click on the link below
Baby and Childhood Immunisation

The following is the current list of recommended vaccines for babies, correct as of 2019.
All of these with the exception of the BCG will be given in the surgery by your practice nurse.

Age Vaccination
At Birth BCG (given in HSE clinic)
2 Months 6 in 1 + PCV + MenB + rotavirus
4 Months 6 in 1 + MenB + rotavirus
6 Months 6 in 1 + PCV + MenC
12 Months MMR + MenB
13 Months Hib/MenC + PCV
  • BCG – Bacille Calmette Guerin vaccine
  • PCV – Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine
  • Men C – Meningococcal C vaccine
  • Men B – Meningococcal B vaccine
  • Hib – Haemophilus Influenzae B vaccine
  • MMR – Measles Mumps Rubella vaccine
  • rotavirus 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.