School Programme 2016/2017
The Schools Immunisation Programme (SIP) is developed in accordance with the guidance issued by the National Immunisation Advisory Committee (NIAC) of the Royal College of Physicians of Ireland (RCPI) and contained in the Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland.
In Ireland, all the recommended childhood vaccines given in the schools immunisation programme are free.
The programme aims to vaccinate on an annual basis all 12 to 13 year olds with Tdap by targeting students in first year in second level schools and age equivalent in special schools and home schooled.
Information materials for parents are available in the Tdap school section
The following information materials are available for healthcare professionals carrying out this programme.
Post Vaccination Advice
Click on the link you require to download the document.
Please note you will be leaving www.immunisation.ie when you click the SPC and PIL links
This page was updated on 27 October 2016