Table: The National Immunisation Schedule

Age Disease to protect against Vaccine
Pregnancy

Tetanus + diphtheria + whooping cough (pertussis)


Influenza

Boostrix® (28 to 38 weeks)

Any time during pregnancy.

6 weeks Rotavirus (first dose must be given before 15 weeks)

Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough (pertussis) + polio + hepatitis B + Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)


Pneumococcal disease

Rotarix® (oral)

Infanrix® hexa
 


Synflorix®

3 months Rotavirus (first dose must be given before 15 weeks)

Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough (pertussis) + polio + hepatitis B + Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)


Pneumococcal disease

Rotarix® (oral)

Infanrix® hexa
 


Synflorix®

5 months Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough (pertussis) + polio + hepatitis B + Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Pneumococcal disease

Infanrix® hexa

Synflorix®

15 months Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib)

Measles + mumps + rubella


Pneumococcal disease


Chickenpox (varicella)

Hiberix®

Priorix®


Synflorix®


Varilrix®

4 years Diphtheria + tetanus + whooping cough + polio

Measles + mumps + rubella

Infanrix® IPV

Priorix®

11 and 12 years Tetanus + diphtheria + whooping cough

Human papillomavirus (HPV)

Boostrix®

Gardasil®9 (2 doses, 6 months apart)

45 years Tetanus + diphtheria ADT®  Booster*
65 years Tetanus + diphtheria

Influenza

ADT®  Booster*

Given annually.

*The ADT booster vaccine is free at 45 and 65 years, but you may need to pay for the visit. (Contact your doctor or nurse for details.)

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