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Immunisation helps protect against serious diseases including influenza, measles, mumps, meningitis, polio and whooping cough. Once we have been immunised, our bodies are better able to fight these diseases if we come into contact with them.

Before vaccines were available, many children in the UK died from diseases such as whooping cough, measles and polio. Widespread immunisation programmes can contain and even eliminate diseases, making immunisation a major health success over the last 100 years.

Contact the team on 0300 421 8206 or 0300 421 8140 or email glos-care.immunisationteam@nhs.net

Below is information on a range of vaccinations offered by Gloucestershire Care Services NHS Trust.

You can also find more information on the NHS Choices website by following this link.

 

The complete immunisation schedule is available below, or you can download a copy pdfhere


Details of 2017 Summer Holiday Catch-Up Clinics for Year 9 children - covering Diptheria, Tetanus, Polio (DTP) and Meningitis (menACWY) - are available docxhere

If you care unsure if your chlid has received these vaccinations you can call 0300 421 1996 (9am to 4pm Mon to Fri).

 

Immunisation for Babies

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Download A guide to immunisations up to one year of age

 

Meningococcal B

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Download Protecting your baby against meningitis and septicaemia

Download Protecting your baby against meningitis and septicaemia - A 3-minute guide

Download Information about the MenB vaccine and paracetamol use

 

Measles, Mumps, Rubella (MMR)

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Download Measles, Mumps and Rubella (MMR)

 

Immunisations before going to primary school

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Download Preparing for Primary School

HPV

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Download Your guide to the HPV vaccination

 

Immunisations for young people (vaccinations given at ages 11 to 19)

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Download Immunisations for Young People

 

Meningococcal ACWY

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Download Meningitis and Septicaemia