Childhood Immunisation Schedule

AgeImmunisationNumber of InjectionsComment
2 monthsDTaP/Hib/IPV/HepB
Men B
Three injections
& oral drops
Given by GP or Nurse
4 monthsDTaP/Hib/IPV/HepB
Men B
Two injections
& oral drops
Given by Practice Nurse
6 monthsDTaP/Hib/IPV/HepB
Men C
Three injectionsGiven by Practice Nurse
12 monthsMMR
Two injectionsGiven by Practice Nurse
13 monthsMen C with PCV
TwoGiven by Practice Nurse
4 to 5 yearsDtaP/IPV + MMRTwoGiven by School Medical Service
11 to 14Tdap + BCGTwoGiven by School Medical Service. BCG only given if non immune
11 to 14 but can be given before sexual activity beginsHPV - Against cervical cancerThree given over six monthsAvailable at this practice or in some schools provided free by the HSE

DTap – Diptheria, Tetanus and acellular Whooping Cough vaccine

Hib – Haemophilus Influenza b vaccine

IPV – Inactivated Polio vaccine

Hep B – Hepatitis B vaccine

PCV – Pneumoccal Vaccine

MMR – Measles, Mumps and Rubella vaccine

Men C – Meningitis C vaccine

BCG – Bacille Calmette Guerin vaccine against TB

Tdap – Tetanus, low dose Diptheria and low-dose acellular Whooping cough vaccine

HPV – Human Papilloma Virus vaccine