Saturday 18th February Clinic – Have you had your Flu Jab?

Stockport’s NHS is struggling to cope with the surge in influenza (flu) especially affecting children aged under 5. Emergency Hospital beds in Greater Manchester are full. The best way to protect your child (and everyone else in your household) is to get your child vaccinated before Christmas. Please call into the practice as your passing,

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Childhood Immunisations

Immunisations your baby will have at 8, 12 and 16 weeks

At 8 weeks, your baby will have immunisations against:

  • diphtheria
  • tetanus
  • pertussis (whooping cough)
  • polio
  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • hepatitis B
  • rotavirus
  • meningococcal group B disease (MenB)

These will be given as 2 injections and drops into the mouth.

At 12 weeks, your baby will have immunisations against:

  • diphtheria
  • tetanus
  • pertussis (whooping cough)
  • polio, Hib
  • hepatitis B
  • pneumococcal disease
  • rotavirus

These will be given as 2 injections and drops into the mouth.

At 16 weeks, your baby will have immunisations against:

  • diphtheria
  • tetanus
  • pertussis (whooping cough) *polio
  • Hib
  • hepatitis B
  • MenB

These will be given as 2 injections.

Immunisations your baby will have at one year of age

Your baby will have 4 injections at their one-year vaccination visit including:

1.  MenB (meningococcal group B) booster immunisation

2.  Hib/MenC immunisation against:

  • haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)
  • meningococcal group C disease (MenC)

3.  PCV13 (pneumococcal conjugate vaccine) booster against pneumococcal disease caused by some types of pneumococcal bacteria

4.  Their first MMR immunisation against:

  • measles
  • mumps
  • rubella

Remember to bring your child’s Redbook of immunisation with you to each appointment.

Click HERE for more information from the government website.

Pre-school vaccinations: guide to vaccinations from 2 to 5 years (born on or after 1 January 2020)

  • the MMR booster
  • the diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio booster
  • the annual childhood nasal flu programme

Visual Guide to Vaccines

What to Expect after Vaccinations

Please ensure that you bring with you infant paracetamol, so that you can administer this after the vaccination to help with any fever or general discomfort.