The Whooping Cough vaccination programme for expectant mothers.
There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greatest risk.
Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough from week 28 of their pregnancy.
The partners at the surgery strongly urge all expectant months who are approaching 28 weeks, or who are later in their pregnancy, to contact Reception to book an appointment. We will be writing to you individually. In the meantime:
This is a useful summary leaflet: Whooping Cough, by the Department of Health
More information can be found on the Department's website, here.