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Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

YouthHealthTalk
Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Immunisations

Immunisations

childimmunise2Normal immunisation schedule for all people in the UK

Please talk to our practice nurses if you need further information or advice

In most circumstances , immunisation for children over five years of age is administered by the school nursing service .  

AGE

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Immunisation (Vaccine Given)

2 months

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DTP/Polio/Hib (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, and Haemophilus Influenza B) - all in one injection, plus:
Pneumococcal (PCV) - in a separate injection

3 months

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DTP/Polio/Hib (2nd dose), plus:
MenC (Meningococcus Group C) - in a separate injection

4 months

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DTP/Polio/Hib (3rd dose), plus:
MenC (2nd dose) - in a separate injection, plus:
Pneumococcal (PCV) (2nd dose) - in a separate injection

Around 12 months

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Hib/MenC (combined as one injection - 4th dose of Hib and 3rd dose of MenC)

Around 13 months

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MMR (Measles, Mumps and Rubella - combined as one injection), plus:
Pneumococcal (PCV) (3rd dose) - in a separate injection

Around 4-5 years

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'Pre-school' booster of:
DTP/Polio, plus:
MMR (second dose) - in a separate injection

Around 13-18 years

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Td/Polio booster. (A combined injection of Tetanus, low dose Diphtheria, and Polio.)

Adults

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Influenza and Pneumococcal if you are aged 65 or over
Td/Polio - at any age if you were not fully immunised as a child

 



 
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