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Vaccinations

The complete routine immunisation schedule 2013/14

When to immunise Diseases protected against Vaccine given Immunisation site
Two months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel) Thigh
Two months old Pneumococcal disease PCV (Prevenar 13) Thigh
Two months old Rotavirus Rotavirus (Rotarix) By mouth
Three months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel) Thigh
Three months old Meningococcal group C disease (MenC) Men C (NeisVac-C or Menjugate) 2 Thigh
Three months old Rotavirus Rotavirus (Rotarix) By mouth
Four months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel) Thigh
Four months old Pneumococcal disease PCV (Prevenar 13) Thigh
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday Hib/MenC Hib/MenC (Menitorix) Upper arm/thigh
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday Pneumococcal disease PCV (Prevenar 13) Upper arm/thigh
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO) 2 Upper arm/thigh
Two and three years old 3 Influenza4 (from September) Flu nasal spray (Fluenz) (annual) (if Fluenz unsuitable, use inactivated flu vaccine) Nostrils Upper arm
Three years four months old or soon after Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio dTaP/IPV (Repevax) or DTaP/IPV (Infanrix-IPV)2 Upper arm
Three years four months old or soon after Measles, mumps and rubella MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO) (check first dose has been given) 2 Upper arm
Girls aged 12 to 13 years old Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 (and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11) HPV (Gardasil) Upper arm
Around 14 years old Tetanus, diphtheria and polio Td/IPV (Revaxis), and check MMR status Upper arm
Around 14 years old MenC5 MenC (Meningitec, Menjugate or NeisVac-C)2 6 Upper arm
65 years old Pneumococcal disease PPV Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (Pneumovax II) Upper arm
65 years of age and older Influenza4 Flu injection (annual) Upper arm
70 years old Shingles (from September) Shingles (Zostavax) Upper arm (subcutaneous)

Immunisations for those at risk

At birth, 1 month old, 2 months old and 12 months old Hepatitis B Hep B Thigh
At birth Tuberculosis BCG Upper arm (intradermal)
Six months up to two years Influenza4 Inactivated flu vaccine (annual) Upper arm/thigh
Two years up to under 65 years Pneumococcal disease PPV Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine (Pneumovax II) Upper arm
Over two up to less than 18 years Influenza4 (from September) Flu nasal spray (Fluenz) (annual) (if Fluenz unsuitable, use inactivated flu vaccine) Nostrils Upper arm
18 up to under 65 years Influenza4 Inactivated flu vaccine (annual) Upper arm
From 28 weeks of pregnancy8 Pertussis dTaP/IPV (Repevax) Upper arm

Vaccines used in the routine immunisation schedule 2013/14

Product referrence Product reference NeisVac-C or Menjugate (Men C)NeisVac-C or Menjugate (Men C) Priorix or MMR VaxPRO (MMR)Priorix or MMR VaxPRO (MMR) Repevax (dTaP/IPV) or Infanrix-IPV (DTaP/IPV)Repevax (dTaP/IPV) or Infanrix-IPV (DTaP/IPV) Priorix Priorix or MMR VaxPRO (MMR) (check first dose has been given) Meningitec, Menjugate or NeisVac-C (MenC) Meningitec, Menjugate or NeisVac-C (MenC)

When to immunise Diseases protected against   Vaccine given
Two months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)   Pediacel (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
Two months old Pneumococcal disease   Prevenar 13 (PCV)
Two months old Rotavirus   Rotarix (Rotavirus)
Three months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib   Pediacel (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
Three months old Meningococcal group C disease (MenC)      
Three months old Rotavirus   Rotarix (Rotavirus)
Four months old Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib   Pediacel (DTaP/IPV/Hib)
Four months old Pneumococcal disease   Prevenar 13 (PCV)
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday Hib/MenC   Menitorix (Hib/MenC)
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday Pneumococcal disease   Prevenar 13 (PCV)
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthday Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)      
Two and three years old Influenza   Fluenz (Flu nasal spray) (annual) (if Fluenz unsuitable, use inactivated flu vaccine)
Three years four months old or soon after Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio      
Three years four months old or soon after Measles, mumps and rubella      
Girls aged 12 to 13 years old Cervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 (and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11)   Gardasil (HPV)
Around 14 years old Tetanus, diphtheria and polio   Revaxis (Td/IPV), and check MMR status
Around 14 years old MenC      
65 years old Pneumococcal disease   Pneumovax II (PPV Pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccine)
65 years of age and older Influenza   Flu injection (annual)
70 years old Shingles   Zostavax (Shingles)
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