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THE WAY VACCINATIONs ARE DELIVERED IS CHANGING

Instead of going to your GP for some vaccinations, babies and pre-school children in Forth Valley will be invited instead to a local immunisation clinic.

Your invite will let you know where to go.  If you have any queries, please contact the immunisation team on 01786 454599

Age due

Vaccine given

How it is given

Eight weeks old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) (DTaP/ IPV/Hib)

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)

Meningococcal B (MenB)2

Rotavirus

One injection

One injection

One injection

One oral application

Twelve weeks old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib)

Rotavirus

One injection

One oral application

Sixteen weeks old

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib (DTaP/IPV/Hib)

Meningococcal B (MenB)2

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)

One injection

One injection

One injection

One year old (i.e. within a month of the first birthday)

Hib/MenC booster

Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) booster

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)

Meningococcal B (MenB) booster2

One injection

One injection

One injection

One injection

Two years to less than 17 years old, annually (programme phased in over several years; see Chapter 19 for age eligibility)

Live attenuated influenza vaccine (LAIV)

Nasal spray, single application in each nostril annually (injection of inactivated influenza vaccine if nasal spray contra-indicated; see Chapter 19)

Three years four months old or soon after

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and polio (DTaP/IPV or dTaP/IPV)

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)

One injection

One injection

Girls aged 12 to 13 years old

Human papillomavirus (HPV)5

Course of two injections at least six months apart

Fourteen years old

(school year 9)

Tetanus, diphtheria and polio (Td/IPV)

Meningococcal ACWY conjugate (MenACWY)

One injection

One injection

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