Vaccinations

At two months old:

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection

Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

Rotavirus- one injection

Men B- one injection

At three months old:

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection

Meningitis C (meningococcal group C) (MenC) - one injection

Rotavirus- one injection

At four months old:

Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection

Men B - one injection

Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

At around 12 months old:

Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningitis C (Hib/MenC) - booster dose in one injection

Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection

Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

Men B- one injection

2, 3 and 4 years old and all Primary School ages

Children's 'flu' vaccine (nasal spray)

Three years four months to five years old (pre-school):

Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and polio (dTaP/IPV or DTaP/IPV) - one injection

Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection

13 to 18 years old:

Diphtheria, tetanus and polio (Td/IPV) - one injection

Girls only- HPV vaccine- 2 injections given between six months and two years apart.


Certain other categories of people are encouraged to have more specialised vaccinations other than those on the regular vaccination schedule, the most common groups being:

  • health care workers
  • those who inject drugs
  • sex workers.

If you fall into any of these categories, please speak to your doctor about vaccinations.

All consultations with your doctor will be STRICTLY CONFIDENTIAL.

 
 

Travelling Abroad?

If you require foreign travel vaccinations, please call in to the Health Centre and pick up a pre-travel risk assessment form. Please state on it all countries including in-transit ones to determine what vaccinations are required. There is further information about countries and vaccinations required by clicking here and selecting the country/countries you intend travelling to.

It is important to contact the Health Centre as early as possible - at least 6 weeks before you intend to travel. This is because these vaccines have to be ordered as they are not stock items. Once the doctor has decided which vaccines you require, they will be ordered on prescription to be collected from the Well Pharmacy on Dalbeattie High Street. You will then be contacted to make an appointment with the practice nurse to administer the vaccines.

It is YOUR responsibility to pick up YOUR vaccines from the pharmacy before your appointment and keep them in a fridge if it says so on the packet.

Please note that some medication(s) required for travel immunisations will be issued on a private prescription and will incur a fee payable at the pharmacy. This is because travel vaccination is not included in the services provided by the NHS and is therefore a chargeable service. There is a charge of £15.00 for advice regarding malaria prophylaxis, payable to the Health Centre at the time of your vaccination appointment.

Dalbeattie Medical Practice is a Licensed Yellow Fever Centre. The cost of a yellow fever vaccination together with the vaccination certificate is £55.00.

 

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