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474 Finchampstead Road, Wokingham, Berks.
RG40 3RG
Tel: (0118) 973 2678
Fax: 0118 973 3689
24 Hr Emergency: 111 (NHS 111)

Babies and Children

Childhood Development Checks

These are arranged by the Health Visitors. The 6 week post natal check is done by the doctor, please make an appointment, stating that you need a post natal check. Development in childhood is monitored by our Health Visitors, if you have any worries, please discuss this with them.

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Videos from the NHS

Measles is a highly infectious viral illness that can cause fever, coughing and distinctive red-brown spots on the skin. Rachel's daughter Lola contracted measles at the age of three. In this video, Rachel describes Lola's symptoms, how she was finally diagnosed with measles and the treatments she received.

To book or re-arrange an appointment for childhood immunisations, telephone the surgery number (0118) 973 2678 and select option 1.

Please note this line is for childhood immunisations as detailed in the above schedule only and not any other appointments.

To book an appointment for any of the patient services listed below, telephone the surgery number (0118) 973 2678 and select option 2 for routine appointments. Or book in person at reception.

The practice believes in ensuring all parents are able to make an informed decision regarding the immunisation of their children. The emphasis is on parents to book appointments with enough
notice to ensure vaccinations are given at the right time.

You will be told by your doctor or nurse when the next immunisation is due for your child.

Parents of babies and young children should make themselves familiar with the immunisations programme which can be found on the NHS website.

Childhood Immunisations

One of the most important things that a parent can do for their child is to make sure that they have all their routine childhood vaccinations. It's the most effective way of keeping them protected against infectious diseases.

Ideally, children should have their jabs at the right age to protect them as early as possible and minimise the risk of infection.
 
Find out which jabs your child needs, when they need them, and what the benefits of each jab are.

The practice believes in ensuring all parents are able to make an informed decision regarding the immunisation of their children. The emphasis is on parents to book appointments with enough notice to ensure vaccinations are given at the right time. You will be told by your doctor or nurse when the next immunisation is due for your child.

Parents of babies and young children should make themselves familiar with the immunisations programme which is as follows:

Child aged 2 months

1 vaccine - Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio, Hib

1 vaccine - Pneumococcal infection

Child aged 3 months

1 vaccine - Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib
(Haemophilus influenza)

1 vaccine - Meningitis C

Child aged 4 months

1 vaccine - Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib

1 vaccine - Meningitis C
1 vaccine - Pneumococcal infection (PCV)

Child aged 12-13 months

1 vaccine - Measles, Mumps & Rubella (MMR)

1 vaccine - Hib(Haemophilus influenza type b) / Meningitis C  

Child aged 3 yrs 4 months to five years old

1 vaccine - Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis, polio, Hib

1 vaccine - Measles, mumps & rubella (MMR)

(Schedule is subject to change by the Department for Health) 

To book or re-arrange an appointment for childhood immunisations, telephone the surgery number (0118) 973 2678

Parents of babies and young children should make themselves familiar with the immunisations programme which can be found on the NHS website. More...