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 (NHS, opens in a new window).
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 website, opens in a new window).
The complete immunisation schedule is available at The routine immunisation schedule (Assets Publishing Service website, opens in a new window).
The coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines are safe and effective. They give you the best protection against COVID-19. To find out when and how you can get your vaccination visit Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccines.
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, opens in a new window).
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 NaTHNaC (opens in a new window).