Who we are

We provide the routine national immunisation programme for school-aged children. You can find out which immunisations your child needs, by visiting NHS UK.

Most immunisations happen between two months and five years. Some need to be given more than once to make sure your child is fully protected – the later injections are called boosters.

Immunisations (also called vaccinations) stop your child from catching serious diseases. Most are given by injection (jabs), and protect your child for life.

The World Health Organisation says the two things to have had the biggest positive effect on world health are clean water and immunisations. Making sure your child gets all his or her immunisations is one of the best things you can do for their health.

The team works closely with midwives, school nurses, children's centres, GPs, social care and voluntary services.

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