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6-in-one vaccine

Protects against: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) and hepatitis B.

Given at: 8, 12 and 16 weeks of age to all babies born on or after 1 August 2017. Read more about the 6-in-1 vaccine

Pneumococcal or pneumo jab (PCV)

Protects against: some types of pneumococcal infection

Given at: 8 weeks, 16 weeks and one year of age

Read more about the pneumococcal jab

Rotavirus vaccine

Protects against: rotavirus infection, a common cause of childhood diarrhoea and sickness

Given at: 8 and 12 weeks of age

Read more about the rotavirus vaccine

Men B vaccine

Protects against: meningitis (caused by meningococcal type B bacteria)

Given at: 8 weeks, 16 weeks and one year of age

Read more about the Men B vaccine

Hib/Men C vaccine

Protects against: Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningitis caused by meningococcal group C bacteria

Given at: one year of age

Read more about the Hib/Men C vaccine

MMR vaccine

Protects against: measles, mumps and rubella

Given at: one year and at three years and four months of age

Read more about the MMR jab

Children's flu vaccine

Protects against: flu

Given at: annually as a nasal spray in Sept/Oct for all children aged two to eight years on 31 August 2017

Read more about the flu vaccine for children

4-in-1 pre-school booster

Protects against: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio

Given at: three years and four months of age

Read more about the DTaP/IPV pre-school booster

HPV vaccine (girls only)

Protects against: cervical cancer

Given at: 12-13 years as two injections at least six months apart

Read more about the HPV vaccine

 
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