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Immunisation schedule

Immunisations offered by your GP surgery

When your newborn arrives you might have questions around their immunisations. You can find the schedule in your red book. Please see below the schedule and links for further information.

8 weeks

6 in 1 vaccine, this contains diphtheria, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, polio, tetanus and whooping cough (pertissis). We also provide the rotavirus vaccine and Men B.

12 weeks

6 in 1 vaccine 2nd dose (diphtheria, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, polio, tetanus and whooping cough also known as pertissis). Your baby will also have pneumococcal (PCV) Vaccine and Rotavirus vaccine.

16 weeks

6 in 1 vaccine 3rd dose(diphtheria, hepatitis B, Haemophilus influenzae type b, polio, tetanus and whooping cough also known as pertissis). Your child will also have the MenB vaccine.

1 year

  • Hib/Men C (1st dose). Haemophilus influenzae type B and meningitis C are serious and can be fatal, they can cause meningitis and blood poisoning also known as Septicaemia.
  • MMR (1st dose). MMR is a safe and effective combined vaccine that protects against 3 separate illnesses – measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) – in a single injection. The full course of MMR vaccination requires 2 doses.
  • Pneumococcal (PCV) Vaccine (2nd dose)
  • MenB (3rd dose)

3 – 4 years

  • MMR (2nd dose)
  • 4-in-1 pre-school booster contains: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio.

Flu vaccination 2 years to 10 years

The flu vaccination is a quick and simple nose spray that works the same as a flu jab. Having the flu spray will stop the spread. Older people and those with illnesses are most at risk if they catch flu from young people. Flu changes all the time, so even if you have had it last year it is vital you have it again this year. You can find further information.

The School Aged Immunisation Service is no longer provided by Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust.

The contact details for the new provider IntraHealth are or call 03333583397 and choose option 4.

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Nottinghamshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust runs a confidential secure text messaging service for parents of children aged 0-19 years called Parentline. The service operates Monday to Friday between 9am and 4.30pm, excluding bank holidays. All texts will be responded to by a public health practitioner within 24 hours. Outside of the service working hours, you’ll receive a message back to inform you that your text will be responded to once the line reopens.

  • Parents and carers of children aged 0-19:



Should you require urgent health advice in the meantime, please contact your GP, visit an NHS walk-in centre or call NHS 111. For emergencies, dial 999 or visit A&E.

This page was last reviewed on 13-12-2023

This page will be next reviewed on 14-12-2026