Vaccinations

Pneumococcal vaccine The pneumococcal vaccine protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections. It’s also known as the “pneumo jab” or pneumonia vaccine. Pneumococcal infections are...

Vaccinations

Pneumococcal vaccine The pneumococcal vaccine protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections. It’s also known as the “pneumo jab” or pneumonia vaccine. Pneumococcal infections are...

Vaccinations

Pneumococcal vaccine The pneumococcal vaccine protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections. It’s also known as the “pneumo jab” or pneumonia vaccine. Pneumococcal infections are...

Vaccinations

Here’s a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK free of charge on the NHS and the ages at which they should ideally...

Vaccinations

Vaccination ingredients The main ingredient of any vaccine is the disease-causing virus, bacteria or toxin, but a number of other components are needed to make...

Vaccinations

The flu jab Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. Flu can be...

Vaccinations

The flu jab Flu vaccination is available every year on the NHS to help protect adults and children at risk of flu and its complications. Flu can be...

Vaccinations

‘Why I chose to give my daughter the MMR jab’ “Harriet had already had her routine vaccinations when she was a small baby. It was...

Vaccinations

Childhood vaccines timeline 6-in-one vaccine Protects against: diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Hib (Haemophilus influenzae type b) and hepatitis B. Given at: 8, 12 and...

Vaccinations

Children’s flu vaccine The children’s flu vaccine is offered as a yearly nasal spray to young children to help protect them against flu. Flu can...

Vaccinations

Here’s a checklist of the vaccines that are routinely offered to everyone in the UK free of charge on the NHS and the ages at which they should ideally...