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Immunisations and Travel Vaccinations

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Immunisations and Travel Vaccinations

Childhood Immunisations

Childhood immunisation is a simple safe and effective way of protecting your child against certain diseases.

Our Practice Nurse administers immunisations according to the schedule in Ireland:

  • ‘6 in 1’ – made up of Diphtheria , Tetanus, Polio, Hepatitis B, Whooping Cough or Pertussis, and Hib ( Haemophilus Influenza B ). This is given at 2 , 4 and 6 months of age. The Hib is also given at 13 months.
  • MMR – Measles, Mumps and Rubella , which is given at 12 months
  • Pneumoccocal Vaccine – given at 2 , 6 and 12 months
  • Meningococcal C Vaccine – given at 4 , 6, and 13 months.

Please note – the BCG, the vaccine against Tuberculosis is given at birth or soon after in the hospital or Community Health Clinics.

Adult Immunisations

  • Influenza – Flu Vaccine
  • Pneumonia – Pneumoccocal Vaccine
  • Tetanus & Diptheria

Adults aged 65 yrs and over, and people with certain medical illnesses including chronic lung heart or kidney disease, diabetes or those with a suppressed immune system or those who have had a splenectomy should receive the flu vaccine, and may require the pneumococcal vaccine.

Travel Vaccinations

Hanover Medical Centre is a fully registered Yellow Fever Vaccine centre. We offer advice on worldwide travel vaccination recommendations and malaria prevention. Your individual requirements will be assessed based on your destination length of trip , previous vaccinations and medical history. You will have a medical consultation to ensure you are safe to travel and be immunised.

We administer the following vaccinations

  • Hepatitis A Vaccine
  • Hepatitis B Vaccine
  • Typhoid Vaccine
  • Yellow Fever Vaccine
  • Diptheria Tetanus and polio vaccine
  • Rabies Vaccine

Please note – if you require Yellow Fever vaccine you will be required to stay in the surgery for 45 minutes after receiving the vaccine.

The international Yellow Fever certificate becomes valid 10 days after the date on which the vaccine was received. 

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