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When We Are Closed

closedWhen the surgery is closed, please call 111.   

NHS 111

In the case of urgent need when the practice is closed you can call NHS 111. Your needs will be assessed and advice offered or arrangements made for you to see a doctor.

Please do not ask to see a doctor out of hours unless you genuinely cannot wait until the surgery re-opens.

Call 999 in an emergency. Chest pains and / or shortness of breath constitute an emergency.

NHS Health Help Now

An innovative new service is available to help you find the right treatment for health problems, especially when you are not sure what to do or who to contact.

Developed by Kent and Medway GPs, hospital doctors, paramedics and other health professionals, Health Help Now is a free to use web APP which can be used on a computer, tablet or smartphone. Access it online at www.healthhelpnow.nhs.uk

Twitter - @NHSHealthHelp / #healthhelpnow

Facebook - http://www.facebook.com/nhshealthhelpnow

Vaccination Schedule

Routine childhood immunisations 

When to immunise

Diseases protected against

Vaccine given

Site**

Two months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)Right Thigh
Pneumococcal diseasePCV (Prevenar 13)Right Thigh
RotavirusRotavirus (Rotarix)By mouth
Meningitis BLeft Thigh
Three months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)DTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)Right Thigh
RotavirusRotavirus (Rotarix)By mouth
Four months oldDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio and HibDTaP/IPV/Hib (Pediacel)Right Thigh
Pneumococcal diseasePCV (Prevenar 13)Right Thigh
Meningitis BLeft Thigh
Between 12 and 13 months old – within a month of the first birthdayHib/MenCHib/MenC (Menitorix)Right Thigh
Meningitis B

Bexsero

Left Thigh
Pneumococcal diseasePCV (Prevenar 13)Right Thigh
Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles)MMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO)Upper arm
Three years four months old or soon afterDiphtheria, tetanus, pertussis and poliodTaP/IPV (Repevax) or DTaP/IPV(Infanrix-IPV)Right Upper arm
Measles, mumps and rubellaMMR (Priorix or MMR VaxPRO)(check first dose has been given)Left Upper arm
Girls aged 12 to 13 years oldCervical cancer caused by human papillomavirus types 16 and 18 (and genital warts caused by types 6 and 11)HPV (Gardasil)Upper arm
Around 14 years oldTetanus, diphtheria and polioTd/IPV (Revaxis), and check MMR statusUpper arm
Meningitis ACWY(Meningitec, Menjugate or NeisVac-C)Upper arm

 

Please note

** Where two or more injections are required at once, these should ideally be given in different limbs. Where this is not possible, injections in the same limb should be given 2.5cm apart.

Immunisations for at-risk children 

When to immunise

Diseases protected against

Vaccine given

Site

At birth, 1 month old, 2 months old and 12 months oldHepatitis BHep BThigh
At birthTuberculosisBCGUpper arm (intradermal)



 
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