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Immunisation Information for Early Years

Promotional resources for nurseries – Click here
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Pneumococcal vaccination for infants: leaflets (Public Health England)
Provides information on the infant pneumococcal vaccination programme valid from 1 January 2020. This flyer explains the change to the routine childhood immunisation schedule for pneumococcal vaccination. All babies born on or after 1 January 2020 will receive their first dose of the pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) with their other infant vaccinations at 12 weeks of age and a booster dose of this vaccine on or after their first birthday.

Immunisation leaflets and guidance for parents
Updated promotion leaflets relating to:
Immunisations: babies up to 13 months of age – leaflet
Immunisations at one year of age – leaflet
Pre-school vaccinations: guide to vaccinations from 2 to 5 years – leaflet

Complete Routine Immunisation Schedule from January 2020

This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017, the universal HPV programme for eligible teenagers and first dose of PCV at 12 weeks of age and a booster dose on or after their first birthday.

Tuberculosis and Children

This document from Public Health England explains how to:

  • Advise those who may have been exposed to TB
  • Support children and adults with TB

UPDATE – Infectious Diseases: Schools and other childcare setting

These posters are for use by schools, nurseries and childcare centres to promote the latest advice and guidance in managing cases of infectious diseases in their settings.

If you suspect cases of infectious illness at your school or setting but are unsure if it is an outbreak, please call you local health protection team (link to local health protection team details)

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Food Journey Cards

Food journey cards have been developed by Food – A Fact of Life, to teach nursery pupils about where food comes from and different food commodities. The cards show the journey from field to fork for fruit, vegetables, cereals, milk, lamb and potatoes.

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