Child Health Clinics

For babies we offer an 8 week check with the GP

The Nurse will then start the appropriate vaccination course for your child

The local Health Visiting Team (based at Balsall Common) offer clinics and support. They can be contacted on 01676 536850

General health visitor advice can be found on the NHS England website

Child vaccination schedule

2 months

5-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib) vaccine – this single jab contains vaccines to protect against five separate diseases: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis), polio and Haemophilus influenza type b (known as Hib – a bacterial infection that can cause severe pneumonia or Meningitis in young children)  

Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine

Rotavirus vaccine

Meningitis B

3 months

5-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib) vaccine, second dose

Rotavirus vaccine, second dose

4 months

5-in-1 (DTaP/IPV/Hib) vaccine, third dose

Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine, second dose

Meningitis B, second dose

Between 12 and 13 months

Hib/Men C booster, given as a single jab containing Meningitis C (second dose) and Hib (fourth dose)

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, given as a single jab

Pneumococcal (PCV) vaccine, third dose

Meningitis B, third dose

2 - 7 years (including children in school years 1,2 & 3)

Children's flu vaccine (annual)

3 years and 4 months, or soon after

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine, second dose

4-in-1 (DTaP/IPV) pre-school booster, given as a single jab containing vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough (pertussis) and polio

Around 12-13 years (girls only)

HPV vaccine, which protects against cervical cancer – two injections given between six months and 2 years apart

14 years

3-in-1 (Td/IPV) teenage booster, given as a single jab and contains vaccines against diphtheria, tetanus and polio

Meningitis ACWY, given as a single jab and contains vaccines against Meningitis A, C, W and Y

 

Arden Medical Centre, Downing Close, Station Road, Knowle, Solihull, B93 0QA
Supplied by Central Midlands CSU
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