Children's Services

Immunisations

Immunisations are an important part of protecting your child’s health. An appointment for your child’s immunisations will be sent to you. If you are unable to attend at the time stated please contact the surgery so that another appointment can be arranged. If you need further information about immunisations please discuss your concerns with your Health Visitor or Doctor.

Immunisation clinics are held on Wednesday mornings and you will be called to these by Cambs Child Health Services. If you feel that your child has not received an iunvtation at the correct time then please contact the surgery.

 

Health Visitors

The Health Visitors role incorporates care of the newborn and continues up to and including care of pre-school and older children. 

If you have any problems or queries relating to your child’s health the Health Visitors can be contacted on 01480 357958.

Baby clinics are held on every second and fourth Thursday mornings of each month, 9.30am - 11.45am at The Eatons Children's Centre on Bushmead Road. An appointment is not required. Come along to have your baby weighed with a chance to speak to a Health Visitor. For more information please call 01480 358340.

 

Vaccination Schedule

At two months old:

  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection
  • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection
  • Meningitis B (meningococcal group B) (MenB) - one injection
  • Rotavirus - one injection

At three months old:

  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection
  • Rotavirus - one injection

At four months old:

  • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection
  • Meningitis B (meningococcal group B) (MenB) - one injection
  • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

At around 12 -13 months old:

  • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningitis C (Hib/MenC) - booster dose in one injection
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection
  • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection
  • Meningitis B (meningococcal group B) (MenB) - one injection

Three years four months to five years old (pre-school):

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and polio (dTaP/IPV or DTaP/IPV) - one injection
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection

13 to 18 years old:

  • Diphtheria, tetanus and polio (Td/IPV) - one injection
  • Meningitis (MenACWY) - one injection