Current Schedule

Childhood Immunisation Schedule 2017
Age Vaccine Number of Injections Where
2 Months

6 in 1 + MenB* + PCV +Rotavirus

3 + Oral vaccine

GP
4 Months

6 in 1 + MenB* + Rotavirus

2 + Oral Vaccine

GP
6 Months

6 in 1 + PCV + MenC

3 GP
12 Months

MMR + MenB

2 GP
13 Months

Hib/MenC + PCV

2 GP

4 - 5 Years

(Junior Infants)

MMR + 4 in 1

2 School

12 - 13 Years 

(1st Year)

MenC + Tdap

2 School

12 - 13 Years

(1st Year)

HPV (Girls Only)

2 doses

6 months apart

School

At risk

Flu

1 dose each year

GP / Pharmacy / 
Occupational Health

*When babies are given MenB vaccine with the other childhood vaccines they are more at risk of developing a fever.  We recommend giving all children 3 doses of liquid infant paracetamol after their 2 and 4 month vaccines to reduce the risk of fever. More information here

6 in 1 - Diphtheria, Haemophilus Influenzae b (Hib), Hepatits B, acellular Pertussis, inactivated Polio, Tetanus vaccine

MenB - Meningococcal B conjugate vaccine

Rotavirus - Rotavirus oral vaccine

PCV - Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine

MenC - Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine

MMR - Measles, Mumps, Rubella vaccine

Hib/MenC - Haemophilus Influenzae b/Meningococcal C conjugate vaccine

4 in 1 - Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis, Polio vaccine

Tdap - Diphtheria, Tetanus, Pertussis vaccine

HPV - Human Papillomavirus vaccine

Flu - Influenza vaccine 

Visit our primary childhood immunisation section for more information

This page was added 5 October 2017