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Please note due the building works the Roman Gate Surgery will be CLOSED from 24 February to 9 March 2020. During this time all services will be offered from the Charles Hicks Centre in Huntingdon.   From Monday 9 March very limited services will be available, from Monday 16 March  we will be  offering services from 1st floor only so if you have mobility issues please continue to use the services at Charles Hicks Centre for this week. Normal service will resume at Roman Gate from 23 March 2020.  Thankyou for your patience and understanding throughout the building works it is appreciated by the partners and management team of Hicks Group Practice.

           Has your child received their 12 month vaccinations?

MMR vaccine

Schedule: 1 year - 3 years

The MMR is a safe and effective combined vaccine that protects against three separate, potentially fatal, illnesses (measles, mumps and rubella) in a single injection.

Did you know?

The original research, which claimed a link between the MMR vaccine and autism, has been completely discredited and no link between the MMR vaccine and autism has been found.

Read more: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/mmr-vaccine.aspx

Pneumococcal or pneumo jab (PCV)

Schedule: 8 weeks - 16 weeks - 1 year

The pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is a single injection which protects against 13 strains of pneumococcal infection in childhood.

Did you know?

Pneumococcal infections are caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae and can lead to pneumonia, septicaemia (blood poisoning), meningitis and ultimately death.

Read more: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/pneumococcal-vaccination.aspx

Hib/Men C vaccine

Schedule: 1 year

The Hib/Men C vaccine is a single injection given to boost protection against Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningococcal group C (Men C) bacteria.

Did you know?

Hib and Men C infections are serious and potentially fatal. They can both cause meningitis and septicaemia.

Read more: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/hib-men-C-booster-vaccine.aspx

Men B vaccine

Schedule: 8 weeks - 16 weeks - 1 year

The Men B vaccine is a single injection given to protect against meningococcal group B (Men B) bacteria.

Did you know?

Men B is responsible for >90% of meningococcal infections in young children.

Babies born on or after 1st May 2015 are eligible for vaccination on the NHS.

Read more: http://www.nhs.uk/Conditions/vaccinations/Pages/meningitis-B-vaccine.aspx

 
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