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Child health

Health visitors

Health Visitors are all trained nurses who have extra training and qualifications in child health. They are a fantastic source of information about child development and health, parenting strategies, breastfeeding, nutrition and community support. They also offer help with social, emotional and environmental issues that affect families.

You can contact the Health Visitors at their base:

The Reginald Centre
263 Chapletown Road
Leeds LS7 3EX

You can also contact them by telephone on 0113 8435683

Health visitor service website

Child health checks

Appointments are sent out automatically for routine child health checks.

The first will be with a GP at the surgery when your baby is around 6 weeks old.You will be sent information about this and asked to make an appointment at the practice.

You will also be offered routine health reviews for your child, with your health visitor, at 6-8 weeks, 8-12 months and 2-2½ years old.

Child Immunisations

Immunisations are given by our practice nurses in accordance with the NHS vaccine schedule.

Further information on the schedule and vaccines in general can be found on NHS choices vaccinations.  If you would like to get a personalised NHS vaccine wall planner for your child click here.

Immunisation Schedule

Age at vaccination Vaccine
8 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) – first dose by injection

Pneumococcal infection (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, PCV) – one injection

Rotavirus gastroenteritis – first dose by mouth

Meningococcal group B (Men B) vaccine – one injection

12 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) – second dose by injection

Rotavirus gastroenteritis – second dose by mouth

16 weeks Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B (DTaP/IPV/Hib/Hep B) – third dose by injection

Pneumococcal infection (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, PCV) – second dose by injection

Meningitis B (Men B) vaccine – second dose by injection

12 months Haemophilus influenza type b (Hib) and meningitis C (Men C) – one injection (third dose of Hib and first dose of Men C)

Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) – first dose by injection

Pneumococcal infection (Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine, PCV) – third dose by injection

Meningitis B (Men B) vaccine – third dose by injection

3 years and 4 months Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough) and polio (DTaP/IPV) – one injection (fourth dose of DTaP and IPV)

Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) – second dose by injection

12 to 13 years (school years 8 and 9) Human Papillomavirus Vaccine (HPV) – two injections given between six months and two years apart
14 years old (school year 9) Tetanus, diphtheria, polio (Td/IPV) – one injection (fifth dose of Tetanus and diphtheria)

Men ACWY vaccine – one injection

 

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