Immunisation / Vaccination

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K sources of information and / or support

Patient UK

Has a range of leaflets on Immunisations.

Department of Health

Has up-to-date information on ImmunisationA guide to immunisations up to 13 months of age and Immunisations at 12 and 13 months of age.

What to expect after vaccinations

Information from the NHS about the common side effects of vaccinations that might occur in babies and young children up to five years of age.


Information from Healthscotland.

Vaccination and immunisation

Information from the Health Protection Agency.

UK Vaccine Industry Group

UVIG provides information on all issues relating to vaccination and immunisation and has leaflets on vaccinations.


Patient experiences from Healthtalkonline.


Information from emc Medicine Guides.


Information from NHS Choices.

See also the travel page for travel immunisations.

Further sources / more detailed information

Some non-UK sites

The following list popular non-UK health information sites with content aimed at the general public. They are mainly from the US. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included but these large sites are comprehensive.

More detailed medical information

The following list online sources of more detailed medical information, mainly from the UK. These sites are mainly aimed at health professionals, but are of interest to all. They have not been checked to see if information about the above topic is included, but information about most medical topics can usually be found.

Dr Tim Kenny
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Last Checked:
25 August 2011

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