Table 3

Routine immunisation schedules during the study period. The table shows routine immunisation offered to all children from 1 September 2008 to 31 October 2009. (Data from http://www.euvac.net, accessed 1 July 2011.)

TimingUKIreland
BirthBCG
2 MonthsDTaP/IPV/Hib+PCV7DTaP/IPV/Hib/HBV+PCV7
3 MonthsDTaP/IPV/Hib+Men C
4 MonthsDTaP/IPV/Hib+PCV7+Men CDTaP/IPV/Hib/HBV+Men C
6 MonthsDTaP/IPV/Hib/HBV+PCV7+Men C
12 MonthsHib/Men CHib+Men C
13 MonthsMMR+PCV7MMR+PCV7
4 YearsDTaP/IPV+MMRDTaP/IPV+MMR
12–13 YearsHPV
13–18 YearsTd/IPVTd
  • BCG, bacillus calmette guerin vaccine; DTaP, diphtheria tetanus and acellular pertussis vaccine; HBV, hepatitis B virus vaccine; Hib, Haemophilus influenzae type b vaccine; HPV, human papiloma virus (bivalent) vaccine; IPV, inactivated polio virus vaccine; Men C, meningococcal C conjugate vaccine; MMR, measles, mumps and rubella vaccine; PCV7, pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (seven valent); Td, tetanus with low dose diphtheria vaccine.