Routine Childhood Immunisation Programme

Each vaccination is given as a single injection into the muscle of the thigh or upper arm

Two months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) pneumococcal infectionDTap/IPV/Hib and Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV)
Three months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Hib Meningitis C (meningococcal infection)DTap/IPV/Hib and MenC
Four months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib Meningitis C and pneumococcal infectionDTap/IPV/Hib MenC and PCV
Around 12 monthsHib and Meningitis CHib/MenC
Around 13 monthsMeasles, mumps and rubella (German measles), pneumococcal infectionMMR and PCV
Three years four months to five years oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, measles, mumps and rubellaDTap/IPV or DTap/IPV and MMR
Girls 12 – 13 yearsCervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18HPV
Thirteen to eighteen years oldTetanus, diphtheria and polioTD/IPV