Vaccine information

This page provides links to further information about each vaccine.

The BCG Immunisation

Helps protect against Tuberculosis.

The DTaP/IPV Immunisation

Help protect against Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), and Polio.

The DTaP/IPV/Hib Immunisation

Helps protect against Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b.

The Hib/MenC Immunisation

Helps protect against Haemophilus influenzae b and Meningococcal serogroup c infections.

The HPV Immunisation

Helps protect against the two types of HPV that can cause 70% of the cases of cervical cancer.

The Influenza (Flu) Immunisation

Is provided annually from October onwards for everyone aged 65 and over and everyone with serious heart, chest, kidney and other long-term health problems.

The MMR Immunisation

Helps protect against measles, mumps and rubella.

The Pneumonococcal (PCV) Immunisation

Provides some protection against one of the most common causes of meningitis and also against other conditions such as severe ear infections and pneumonia caused by pneumococcal bacteria.

The Td/IPV Immunisation

Completes the five-dose course that provides complete protection against Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Polio.


Information on the signs and symptoms of Meningitis and Septicaemia and links to further information.

Updated 24 July 2014

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