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Pneumococcal

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Pneumococcal

Pneumococcal

The pneumococcal vaccine helps protect against serious illnesses like pneumonia and meningitis. It's recommended for people at higher risk of these illnesses, such as babies and adults aged 65 and over.

What Vaccines are available?

The pneumococcal vaccine helps protect against some types of bacterial infections that can cause serious illnesses like:

  • meningitis (an infection in the brain and spinal cord)

  • sepsis (a life-threatening reaction to an infection)

  • pneumonia (an infection in the lungs)

It can also help protect against other illnesses such as sinusitis and ear infections.

 Vaccine Schedules

Babies

1st dose at 12 weeks and a booster dose at 1 year


People aged 65 and over

Single dose at 65


Children and adults at higher risk of getting seriously ill

At least 1 dose (some people may need extra doses or regular doses)


Prevention

Getting vaccinated with the pneumococcal vaccine is one of the best ways to prevent pneumonia.


You can also reduce your risk of viral pneumonia by getting the flu jab and the COVID-19 vaccine.

Need to book more than one vaccine?

Please make a booking for a single vaccine and leave a note with the booking for the other vaccines you require. We will then call you to make other bookings.


Note: We offer a 5% discount for cash payments.


Please make sure you fill in the form in the appointment confirmation which you will recieve (as a link). This will allow us to do a risk assessement before your arrive and check all your travel requirements for a swift & safe appointment.