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Wye Surgery - Self Help Tips

We give free NHS vaccinations to children and adults to protect against a range of serious diseases. Ask us for details.

For general info about travel vaccinations see our Travel Health page. For details on how to book a vaccination appointment visit our Travel Clinic page.

Or you can message your GP for advice about vaccinations using the online service askmyGP.



Babies and children

Vaccinating your child is a way of protecting them against serious disease.

Once a child has been immunised their bodies can fight those diseases if they come into contact with them.

To find out more, talk to your GP or health visitor, or contact our Reception for an appointment.

View NHS Vaccinations schedule

Create a personal immunisation chart for your child.




Teenagers who have been vaccinated when they were children will be offered booster injections – usually at school – to top up their protection. For example, the Td/IPV booster covers tetanus (T), diphtheria (d) and polio (IPV – inactivated polio vaccine).

They may also be offered other vaccines for TB, meningitis and cervical cancer (girls age 12-18).

To find out more or make an appointment, please contact our Reception.

View NHS Vaccinations schedule




During your lifetime you should have:

  • A total of 5 tetanus vaccinations
  • Full course of polio vaccinations.

In addition, depending on your situation you may benefit from the following free vaccinations:

  • Flu vaccination – a yearly vaccination to help prevent flu.

    Recommended if you are over 65 or have asthma, chronic bronchitis, chronic heart condition, kidney failure or an immuno-suppressed condition caused by drugs or disease.

  • Pneumococcal vaccination – a one-off vaccination to help prevent pneumonia.

    Recommended if you are over 65 or have no spleen, are immuno-suppressed, have diabetes or suffer from chronic bronchitis or heart disease.

  • Hepatitis B vaccination – a course of vaccinations to help prevent hepatitis B (a viral disease affecting the liver).

    Recommended if you are homosexual or bisexual, use intravenous drugs or have an at-risk job such as doctor, nurse, dentist, police or ambulance personnel etc. (NB. There may be a charge for some professions.)

To find out more or make an appointment, please contact our Reception.


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