Routine Childhood immunisation Programme

When to immunise

Diseases protected against

Vaccine given

2 months old
  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Pneumococcal infection
  • DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
3 months old
  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Meningococcal C (Men C)
  • DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • MenC
4 months old
  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Meningococcal C (Men C)
  • Pneumococcal infection
  • DTaP/IPV/Hib
  • MenC
  • PCV
Around 12 months
  • Haemophilus influenzae type B (Hib)
  • Meningococcal C (Men C)
  • Hib/MenC
Around 13 months
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella (German measles)
  • Pneumococcal infection
  • MMR
  • PCV
3y 4m to 5y
  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio
  • Measles, mumps, and rubella
  • DTaP/IPV or dTaP/IPV
  • MMR
12 to 18y
  • Tetanus, diptheria, polio
  • Td/IPV
Girls:
12 - 13y
  • Cervical cancer caused by Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) types 16 and 18
  • HPV (three injections over a period of 6 months)

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