Immunisation schedule

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Time for…Disease Possible Reactions
Birth Option 1 Hepatitus B Option 2 Tuberculosis (BCG)
Polio
A small blister or sore appears where the injection is given. This is quite normal. It gradually heals leaving a small scar. The BCG is a tried and trusted vaccine and reactions to it are very rare.
Visit 1 6 weeks 2 months Diptheria
Tetanus
Pertussis (Acellular)
Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib)
Hepatitis B (Hb)
Polio (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
Side effects of the vaccine tend to be quite mild. The injection site is often red and can be sore for a few days afterwards.
Rotavirus Mild side effects that may occur include mild diarrhoea or vomiting and irritability
Pneumococcal Mild side effects that may occur include pain & swelling at the injection site, loss of appetite and mild fever.
Visit 2 10 weeks 4 months Diptheria
Tetanus
Pertussis (Acellular)
Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib)
Hepatitis B (Hb)
Polio (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
Side effects of the vaccine tend to be quite mild. The injection site is often red and can be sore for a few days afterwards.
Pneumococcal Mild side effects that may occur include pain & swelling at the injection site, loss of appetite and mild fever.
Visit 3 14 weeks 4 months Diptheria
Tetanus
Pertussis (Acellular)
Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib)
Hepatitis B (Hb)
Polio (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
Side effects of the vaccine tend to be quite mild. The injection site is often red and can be sore for a few days afterwards.
Rotavirus Mild side effects that may occur include mild diarrhoea or vomiting and irritability
Pneumococcal Mild side effects that may occur include pain & swelling at the injection site, loss of appetite and mild fever.
6 months Measles
Influenza Vaccine (repeat 1 month later)
12 months Pneumococcal infection
Hepatitis A
Measles
15 months Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR) Fever and/or rash may occur
Chickenpox Mild side effects may include mild pain,redness or swelling of injection site.
18 months Diptheria
Tetanus
Pertussis (Acellular)
Haemophilus influenza type B (Hib)
Hepatitis B (Hb)
Polio (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
Side effects of the vaccine tend to be quite mild. The injection site is often red and can be sore for a few days afterwards.
Hepatitis A
2 years Meningitis Menactra Mild local swelling, irritability, poor apatite
4-6 years Diptheria
Tetanus
Pertussis (Acellular)
Polio (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
Side effects of the vaccine tend to be quite mild. The injection site is often red and can be sore for a few days afterwards.
Measles
Mumps
Rubella (MMR)
Fever and/or rash may occur
Chickenpox Mild side effects may include mild pain, redness or swelling of injection site.
9-14 years Cervical Cancer Mild pain, redness & swelling at the injection site, nausea, vomiting, headache or fever may occur.
12 years Diptheria
Tetanus
Pertussis (Acellular)
Polio (Inactivated Polio Vaccine)
Side effects of the vaccine tend to be quite mild. The injection site is often red and can be sore for a few days afterwards.
15 years onwards (if not given between 9-14 years) Human Papilloma Virus (repeat 6 months later) Mild pain, redness & swelling at the injection site, nausea, vomitting, headache or fever may occur.

Recommend Annual Influenza Vaccine for all children over 6 months in April