Immunisation is a way of protecting against serious diseases. Once we have been immunised, our bodies are better able to fight these diseases if we come into contact with them. 

Schedule of vaccinations by age 

Babies and toddlers

2 months plus

Your baby will be offered the following vaccines:

1 year and over

Your child will be offered the following vaccines:

They will also be offered booster vaccines.

3 years and 4 months

You child will be offered the following further booster vaccines:

Boosters are really important in order to maximise their immunity against serious illnesses. If your child is overdue one of these vaccinations, or has missed a booster, you can contact us to arrange this.

There are vaccines which are not routinely given and are only offered to certain children, such as BCG (TB). If you think your child may be eligible and has not been offered this, please get in touch with us.

Children and teenagers

Everyone over the age of five is eligible for the COVID-19 vaccine. For further information on doses and boosters, please visit NHS Inform. Details of your local vaccination clinic can be found on our Vaccination venues page

Primary and secondary school-age children

Will be offered:

S1 pupils

Will be offered:

S3 pupils

Will be offered:

Flu, HPV, MenACWY and Td/IPV all take place in schools, and consent forms will be sent home in advance. If your child has lost or misplaced the form, another can usually be obtained from the school's administration office. 

If your child has missed a vaccine or booster, please contact us.