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Rosemead Surgery

Rosemead Surgery

8a Ray Park Avenue
Tel: 01628 622023
Out of Hours: 111

NHS vaccinations and when to have them


It is important that vaccines are given on time for the best protection, but if you or your child missed a vaccine, contact your GP to catch up.  Routine vaccinations for babies, pre-school children and adults are continuing as normal.


It is important to go to your appointments unless, you or your child or someone you live with has symptoms of Coronavirus.


Vaccinations usually given in school are being rescheduled.



Information https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them/



Vaccinations for Patients from abroad


If you are a newly registered patient from abroad, we want to ensure your vaccinations are up to date.  Vaccines are the safest way to protect you and your family from serious infections.  If you are unsure if you or your child has had all the recommended vaccinations in England, please check with the surgery as it is never too late to catch up on vaccinations as advised by Public Health England.



Pertussis for pregnant women (taken from NHS Choices website)

Getting vaccinated while you’re pregnant is highly effective in protecting your baby from developing whooping cough in the first few weeks of their life.


The immunity you get from the vaccine will pass to your baby through the placenta and provide passive protection for them until they are old enough to be routinely vaccinated against whooping cough at two months old. 


We will vaccinate you between 16-32 weeks. It is your responsibility to make an appointment with either Patsy, Margaret or Deborah at Reception.


Routine infant immunisations


We run a weekly nurse-led Baby Clinic on Thursday between 10.00am - 12.30pm. Immunisations are available and advice and queries can be answered here. Book as usual through reception.


The following schedule is recommended and endorsed by the doctors and health visitors.


2 months:

Diphtheria, Tetanus & Pertussis (Whooping Cough), Polio, HiB, Pneumococcal, Rotavirus and Meningitis B;


3 months:

2nd dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, Rotavirus and 1st dose of Meningitis C;


4 months:

3rd dose of Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio, 2nd dose of Pneumococcal and Meningitis B;


12 months:

Booster HiB/ Meningitis C;


13 months:

MMR and 3rd dose Pneumococcal;


3 years and 4 months or soon after:

MMR and booster for Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis and Polio;


Other routine immunisations


13 - 18 years:

Booster for Tetanus, Polio and Diphtheria;


Up to 24 years:

ACWY and Meningitis if not previously vaccinated.




The surgery supports the national HPV vaccination programme and provides the vaccination for girls who miss the immunisation at school.

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