Immunisation Guidelines

Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland

National Immunisation Advisory Committee - for more information including committee members see https://www.rcpi.ie/policy-and-advocacy/national-immunisation-advisory-committee/

Please check this page regularly to ensure you have the most up to date guidance.

The Immunisation Guidelines for Ireland are only available online.

Where there is a discrepancy in the recommendations in different chapters, the recommendation in the most recent chapter should be followed.

NOTE: Chapter 5 is currently being updated –in the interim please refer to WHO guidelines at http://www.who.int/ith/en/ for guidance on yellow fever vaccine

 

Chapters

Chapter 1 - General Information (updated 25th August 2015)

Chapter 2 - General Immunisation Procedures (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 3 - Immunisation of Immunocompromised Persons (updated 25th August 2015)

Chapter 4 - Immunisation and Health Information for Health-Care Workers and Others in At-Risk Occupations (updated 25th August 2015)

Chapter 5 - Immunisations and Health Information for Travel (updated 25th August 2015)

Note: Chapter 5 is currently being updated- in the interim please refer to WHO guidelines at http://www.who.int/ith/en/ for guidance on yellow fever vaccine

Chapter 6 - Diphtheria (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 7 - Haemophilus influenzae type b

Chapter 8 - Hepatitis A (updated 25th August 2015)

Chapter 9 - Hepatitis B (updated 17th September 2015)

Chapter 10 - Human Papillomavirus (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 11 - Influenza (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 12 - Measles (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 13 - Meningococcal Infection (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 14 - Mumps (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 15 - Pertussis (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 16 - Pneumococcal Infection (updated 25th August 2015)

Chapter 17 - Poliomyelitis

Chapter 18 - Rabies

Chapter 19 - Rotavirus (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 20 - Rubella (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 21 - Tetanus (Updated 6th September 2016)

Chapter 22 - Tuberculosis (updated 25th August 2015)

Chapter 23 - Varicella Zoster (updated 25th August 2015)

 This page was updated on 22 March 2017