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Vaccination Schedule

Here is a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK, and the age at which you should ideally have them.

 

 

2 months:

 

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib, a bacterial infection that can cause severe pneumonia or Meningitis in young children) given as a 5-in-1 single jab known as DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • Pneumococcal infection

 

 

 

3 months:

 

  • 5-in-1, second dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Meningitis C

 

 

 

4 months:

 

  • 5-in-1, third dose (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
  • Pneumococcal infection, second dose
  • Meningitis C, second dose

 

 

 

Between 12 and 13 months:

 

  • Meningitis C, third dose
  • Hib, fourth dose (Hib/MenC given as a single jab)
  • MMR (measles, mumps and rubella), given as a single jab
  • Pneumococcal infection, third dose

 

 

 

3 years and 4 months, or soon after:

 

  • MMR second jab
  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio (DtaP/IPV), given as a 4-in-1 pre-school booster

 

 

 

Around 12-13 years:

 

  • Cervical cancer (HPV) vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer (girls only): three jabs given within six months

 

 

 

Around 13-18 years:

 

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio booster (Td/IPV), given as a single jab

 

 

 

65 and over:

 

  • Flu (every year)
  • Pneumococcal