Vaccination Advice

Childhealthy offers vaccinations for children and babies including all immunisations recommended for children living in the UK and international immunisation schedules.

You can find all the latest information on child vaccinations below.

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Sample Vaccine Schedule

The following schedule is based on the UK vaccination schedule with additional recommended vaccines available on other international vaccination schedules.

Highlighted vaccines are not routinely offered to all children on the UK vaccination schedule

AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
From 4 weeks or after newborn screening results available BCG   Intradermal
8 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio,
Haemophilus influenza type b, hepatitis B
(DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B)
Infanrix Hexa Injection
8 weeks Meningococcal B Bexsero Injection
8 weeks Rotavirus Rotarix Oral drops
12 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio,
Haemophilus influenza type b, hepatitis B
(DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B)
Infanrix Hexa Injection
12 weeks Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Prevenar 13 Injection
12 weeks Rotavirus Rotarix Oral drops
16 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio,
Haemophilus influenza type b, hepatitis B
(DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B)
Infanrix Hexa Injection
16 weeks Meningococcal B Bexsero Injection
20 weeks Meningococcal C NeisVac C Injection
20 weeks Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Injection
From 6 Months Influenza vaccine inactivated 2nd dose due after 4 weeks   Injection
From 6 Months Influenza vaccine inactivated 2nd dose   Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Haemophilus influenzae type B
Meningococcal C
Menitorix Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Measles, Mumps & Rubella MMR Vaxpro or MMR Priorix Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Meningococcal B Bexsero Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Varicella (Chicken Pox) Varivax Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Hepatitis A Havrix Junior or Vaqta Paediatric Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Varicella (Chicken Pox)(2nd dose – minimum 4 weeks after 1st dose) Varivax Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Hepatitis A (2nd dose – minimum 6 months after 1st dose) Havrix Junior or Vaqta Paediatric Injection
2 years to 18 years Annual Nasal Flu Vaccine
Live attenuated
Fluenz Tetra Nasal Spray
3 years 4 months Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Poliomyelitis Repevax or Boostrix IPV Injection
3 years 4 months Measles, Mumps & Rubella MMR Vaxpro or MMR Priorix Injection
12 years Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11 Gardasil 1st dose Injection
13 years Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11 Gardasil 2nd dose Injection
14 years Tetanus, Diptheria, Poliomyelitis Td/IPV Revaxis Injection
14 years Meningococcal serogroup ACWY Menveo or Nimenrix Injection
Other

Hepatitis A and B combined (Available for over 1 year olds)

(Three doses needed, 2nd dose 1 month after 1st dose and 3rd dose 5 months after 2nd dose.)

Twinrix Injection
  Additional travel vaccinations including typhoid and rabies available on request    
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
From Birth BCG   Intradermal
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
8 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio,
Haemophilus influenza type b, hepatitis B
(DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B)
Infanrix Hexa Injection
8 weeks Meningococcal B Bexsero Injection
8 weeks Rotavirus Rotarix Oral drops
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
12 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio,
Haemophilus influenza type b, hepatitis B
(DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B)
Infanrix Hexa Injection
12 weeks Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine (PCV) Prevenar 13 Injection
12 weeks Rotavirus Rotarix Oral drops
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
16 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio,
Haemophilus influenza type b, hepatitis B
(DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B)
Infanrix Hexa Injection
16 weeks Meningococcal B Bexsero Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
20 weeks Meningococcal C NeisVac C Injection
20 weeks Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
From 6 Months Influenza vaccine inactivated 2nd dose due after 4 weeks   Injection
From 6 Months Influenza vaccine inactivated 2nd dose   Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Haemophilus influenzae type B
Meningococcal C
Menitorix Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Measles, Mumps & Rubella MMR Vaxpro or MMR Priorix Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Meningococcal B Bexsero Injection
12 Months
(two injections per visit over 2-4 weeks)
Pneumococcal Prevenar 13 Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Varicella (Chicken Pox) Varivax Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Hepatitis A Havrix Junior or Vaqta Paediatric Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Varicella (Chicken Pox)(2nd dose – minimum 4 weeks after 1st dose) Varivax Injection
From 1 year (aim for 13-14 months) Hepatitis A (2nd dose – minimum 6 months after 1st dose) Havrix Junior or Vaqta Paediatric Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
2 years to 18 years Annual Nasal Flu Vaccine
Live attenuated
Fluenz Tetra Nasal Spray
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
3 years 4 months Diptheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Poliomyelitis Repevax or Boostrix IPV Injection
3 years 4 months Measles, Mumps & Rubella MMR Vaxpro or MMR Priorix Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
12 years Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11 Gardasil 1st dose Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
13 years Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus (HPV) types 16 and 18 and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11 Gardasil 2nd dose Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
14 years Tetanus, Diptheria, Poliomyelitis Td/IPV Revaxis Injection
14 years Meningococcal serogroup ACWY Menveo or Nimenrix Injection
AGE VACCINE TRADE NAME ROUTE
Other

Hepatitis A and B combined (Available for over 1 year olds)

(Three doses needed, 2nd dose 1 month after 1st dose and 3rd dose 5 months after 2nd dose.)

Twinrix Injection
Additional travel vaccinations including typhoid and rabies available on request

Further information on vaccinations

Useful resources

Very useful vaccine information for families, with summaries of the illnesses and vaccinations:

Vaccine FAQs

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