Vaccinations for young children
All our vaccinations are given by our doctors.
During the vaccination appointment the doctor will provide you with all the information and details including possible side effects of the vaccination, in addition to giving you an opportunity to ask any questions that you may have.
Please be aware that if your child has any allergies it is important to let us know at the time of booking so we can ensure the vaccination is suitable.
Other vaccinations and alternatives to those shown above may be available, please speak to our team for more information.
If you would like to learn more about the vaccinations we have to offer, the Patient Information Leaflets are available online to download from the following website: https://www.medicines.org.uk/emc/
Havrix Junior: Suitable from 1 year up to and including 15 year olds. One dose of the vaccine should protect your child for one year, however if you need further cover (up to 10 years) a booster dose should be given 6 to 12 months after the first injection. Each dose is £70.00
HBVaxPro 5mg: Suitable from birth to 15 years of age. A course of three vaccinations is recommended, the first two are given with a one month interval, and the third is given six months after the first. This is £75.00 per dose.
Twinrix Paediatric: Suitable from 1 year to 15 years old. It is recommended that a total of three injections over six months be given. The first dose will be given on an elected date. The remaining two doses will be given one month, and six months after the first dose. This is £89.00 per dose.
Varivax: This vaccination can be administered to persons 12 months of age or older. It may also be administered to infants from 9 months of age under special circumstances, such as to conform with national vaccination schedules or in outbreak situations.
It may also be given to persons who have no history of chickenpox, but who have been exposed to someone who has chickenpox.
Vaccination within three days of exposure may help prevent chickenpox or reduce the severity of disease, resulting in fewer skin lesions and shorter duration of illness. In addition, there is limited information that being vaccinated up to five days after exposure may reduce disease severity.
The vaccination is given in two doses:
Children from 12 months to 12 years of age: two doses should be given at least one month apart.
Teenagers 13 years of age and older and adults:
two doses: the second dose should be given 4 to 8 weeks after the first dose.
The fee for this vaccination is £90.00 per dose.
Bexsero: Meningococcal group B Vaccine. This vaccine contains four different components from the surface of the bacteria Neisseria meningitidisgroup B. Bexsero is given to individuals from 2 months of age and older to help protect against disease caused by the Neisseria meningitidis group B bacteria. These bacteria can cause serious, and sometimes life-threatening, infections such as meningitis (inflammation of the covering of the brain and spinal cord) and sepsis (blood poisoning).
The vaccination schedule varies according to the age of the child: –
6 – 11 months old: 2 doses 2 months apart, booster at least 2 months after the primary series in the 2nd year of life.
12 – 23 months old: 2 doses 2 months apart, booster 12-23 months after the primary series
2 – 10 years old: 2 doses 2 months apart
Over 11 years old: 2 doses 1 month apart.
The fee for this vaccination is £155.00 per dose