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Childhood Immunisations

Primary Childhood Immunisation is available at Spiddal Medical Centre on a daily basis to children registered with our practice.

The National Immunisation Office produces vaccination record booklets which our practice nurse can fill in so you can keep all your child’s records together.

Please call our reception staff for an appointment with our practice nurse.

Full immunistion schedule may be seen below. Further information is available at www.immunisation.ie.

Vaccination for Varicella (Chickenpox) This vaccine is given mainly to Health-Care Workers who do not have a history of having had a Chickenpox infection in childhood and who test negative for the disease on blood testing. It is also included in Childhood Immunisation schedules in the USA. Two doses of the vaccine given at least one month apart leads to life-long immunity. Cost of vaccine is 70 euro per shot. For further information please contact our practice nurse to schedule an appointment.

Meningitis B Vaccination of children who did not recieve it as part of their immunisation schedule can also be arranged . Depending on the age of the child 2 vaccines are required and pricing may vary . For further information please contact our practice nurse to schedule appointment.

AGEWHEREVACCINE
BirthHospital/ClinicBCG tuberculosis vaccine given in hospital or a HSE clinic
2 monthsFree from GP6 in 1

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Whooping cough (Pertussis)

Hib (Haemophilus influenzae B)

Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis)

Hepatitis B

PCV

(Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)
4 monthsFree from GP6 in 1

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Whooping cough (Pertussis)

Hib (Haemophilus influenzae B)

Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis)

Hepatitis B

Men C

(Meningococcal C)
6 monthsFree from GP6 in 1

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Whooping cough (Pertussis)

Hib (Haemophilus influenzae B)

Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis)

Hepatitis B

Men C

(Meningococcal C)

PCV

(Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)
12 monthsFree from GPMMR

Measles

Mumps

Rubella

PCV

(Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine)
13 monthsFree from GPMen C

(Meningococcal C)

Hib
4-5 YearsIn school and

Free from GP
4 in 1

Diphtheria

Tetanus

Whooping cough (Pertussis)

Polio (Inactivated poliomyelitis)

MMR

Measles

Mumps

Rubella
11-14 YearsIn School and

Free from GP
Td

Diphtheria

Tetanus
12 Years

(1st Year 2nd Level school)

GIRLS ONLY
Free in schoolHPV

Human Papillomavirus