Immunisations and vaccinations

Immunisations and vaccinations

Vaccinations and when to have them

It's important that vaccines are given on time for the best protection, but if you or your child missed a vaccine, contact your GP to catch up. Find out more about NHS vaccinations and when to have them.

Vaccines protect us from a number of serious diseases: for more information on the benefits of vaccination visit Vaccines protect us throughout our lives from birth to old age (Assets Publishing Service).

Coronavirus (COVID-19)

The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19. 

Easy read

Mencap have all the information you need about the coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine, including easy read guides earning disability register: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Vaccine (Mencap).


Flu occurs every year, usually in the winter, which is why it’s sometimes called seasonal flu. It’s a highly infectious disease with symptoms that come on very quickly. 


For travel vaccinations visit your GP surgery, for more information visit National Travel Health Network and Centre (NaTHNaC)

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