Werneth Primary Care Centre, Featherstall Road South, Werneth, Oldham, OL9 7AY
Telephone: (0161) 620 5677
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PLEASE RING AND BOOK AN APPOINTMENT AT THE PRACTICE WHEN YOU RECEIVE AN INVITE LETTER FOR YOUR CHILD’S VACCINATIONS. The date/times you are given on the invite may not coincide with our clinic times
All new babies are invited for regular check-ups from eight weeks old. (A letter with a date and time invite will be sent for this appointment)
If a vaccine is given when a baby still has antibodies to the disease, the antibodies can stop the vaccine working. This is why routine childhood immunisations do not start until a baby is two months old, before the antibodies a baby gets from its mother have stopped working. This is also why it is important for parents to stick to the immunisation schedule, as a delay can leave a baby unprotected. A delay can increase the chance of adverse reactions to some vaccines, such as pertussis (whooping cough).
At two months old:
At three months old:
At four months old:
At around 12 months old:
At around 13 months old:
Three years four months to five years old (pre-school):
13 to 18 years old:
There are some excellent websites that will answer all your questions and queries about immunisation and vaccination. If you are worried about giving the MMR vaccine, you should access the MMR site.
www.immunisation.nhs.uk The most comprehensive, up-to-date and accurate source of information on vaccines, disease and immunisation in the UK.
www.immunisation.nhs.uk/Vaccines/MMR This website has been put together to answer any questions you might have about MMR. You can look for information and resources in the MMR library, ask an expert panel a question, and read up on the latest news stories relating to MMR.