Child Health

Child Health Surveillance
You will be invited to bring your child to the surgery to have a development check by a GP and Health Visitor when your child is 6 weeks old. The Health Visitor also carries out development checks when children reach 2 years and 4 years. These are carried out either at a community clinic or at your home.

Childhood Immunisation
The current timetable for immunisations are as follows:

Vaccine Age
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib, Polio
& Pneumococcal
1st dose age 2 months
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib, Polio
& Men C
2nd dose age 3 months
Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Hib, Polio
, Men C & Pneumococcal
3rd dose age 4 months
Hib/Men C 12 months
Mumps, Measles, Rubella (MMR), Pneumococcal age 13 months
Booster Diphtheria, Tetanus,
Pertussis Band Polio, Hib,
MMR 2nd dose
age 3 – 5 years

We Are Baby Friendly
You are welcome to breastfeed your baby in the surgery.