Immunisations protects people against harmful diseases before they come into contact with them. It uses your bodys natural defences to build resistance to specific illnesses.

Immunisations make your immune system stronger. It helps your body to quickly fight against bacteria and viruses.

Most people can be immunised. If you have any concerns about your own or your child’s health, talk to your doctor first.

Childhood immunsations start at your GP at 6 weeks of age.