Immunisation prevents many illnesses in children and adults. Immunising yourself or your children is important for not only your health, but also for the health of your community because when enough people are immunised diseases no longer spread. If you want to know more about immunisation – how it works, what vaccinations you need and what the possible side effects are – speak with your GP. You can also find out more about immunisation in this section. 


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Immunisation basics

Timing and schedules

Immunisation throughout life

A-Z of immunisations and vaccines