Child health surveillance
The practice provides a full child health surveillance service working alongside our local health visitors (both at Tweedmouth Clnic and Well Close Square Surgery) and school nurses. Child health checks will be carried out as follows
|6 – 8 weeks||Health check by health visitor and doctor|
|7 – 9 months||Health check by health visitor|
|2 years||Health check by health visitor|
|4 year||Pre-school health check by health visitor and doctor|
All childhood immunisations are performed at Tweedmouth Clinic, Tuesday 9.00 – 11.00 except for TB which must be arranged by appointment.
|2, 3, 4 months||Diphtheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), Hib, polio and meningitis C||One injection|
|13–15 months||MMR||One injection|
|4 years||Diphtheria, tetatanus, whooping cough and MMR booster||One injection|
|10–13 years||Heaf and BCG||One Injection|
|14–15 years||Diphtheria, tetanus and polio||One injection|
BCG vaccination may also be given to new babies if they are deemed to be in an at risk group. This should be discussed with your midwife or health visitor.