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Health Charities

Macmillan Cancer

Macmillan Cancer Support
One in three of us will get cancer and it’s the toughest thing most of us will ever face. If you’ve been diagnosed with cancer, or a loved one has, you’ll want a team of people in your corner supporting you every step of the way. Macmillan provide practical, medical and financial support and push for better cancer care.

Marie Curie Cancer Care

Marie Curie Cancer Care is a UK charity dedicated to the care of people with terminal cancer and other illnesses. Over the financial year 2010/11, we reached a total of 31,799 patients

Youth Health Talk

Youthhealthtalk enables young people, their family and friends, and professionals such as doctors and teachers to understand young people's experiences of health, illness and life in general. The website feature real-life accounts of issues such as effect on work and education, social life and relationships, consulting health professionals and treatment.

Vaccination Schedule

At two months old:

    • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio and Haemophilus influenze type b (HIb) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection

    • Pneumococcal infertion - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

At three months old:

    • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio & Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) - one injection

    • Meningitis C  (meningococcal group C) (MenC) - one infection

At four months old:

    • Diptheria, tetanus, pertussis (whooping cough), polio & Haemophilus influenze type b (Hib) (DTaP/IPV/Hib) -one injection

    • Meningitis C (meningococcal grouip C) (MenC) - one injection

    • Pneumococcal Infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - oneinjection

At around 12 months old:

    • Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and meningitis C (Hib/MenC) - booster dose - one injection

At around 13 months old:

    • Measles, mumps and rubella (German measles) (MMR) - one injection

    • Pneumococcal infection - pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) - one injection

13 to 18 years old:

    • Diptheria,tetanus and polio (Td/IPV) - one injection

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