Importance of vaccination
It is estimated that between two and three million deaths throughout the world are averted through immunisation each year.
In the UK, the immunisation programme continues to evolve, and helping to meet the need to improve the control of infectious diseases through vaccination. To take a look at the current routines for childhood and adult vaccinations, click here
And for more information about how to protect you and your family against some of the most common and potentially dangerous diseases, click on the links below.
Ear infections (Otitis media)
Meningitis and septicaemia
To learn more about other vaccine preventable diseases, click here
Pneumococcal disease can cause many conditions including ear infections (otitis media), pneumonia and meningitis, to find out if you should be vaccinated…
What is pneumococcal disease?
What does it cause?
Who is at risk?
Why vaccinate against pneumococcal disease?
Childhood routine schedule
Frequently asked questions
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