Pneumococcal vaccination programme

Documents relating to the pneumococcal vaccination programme for infants.

From 1 January 2020, the infant vaccination schedule for pneumococcal vaccine (PCV) is changing.

All babies born on or after 1 January 2020 will receive their first dose of PCV with their other infant vaccinations at 12 weeks of age and a booster dose of this vaccine on or after their first birthday.

More information on pneumococcal disease is available on NHS.UK and on GOV.UK.



Resources relating to the various vaccination programmes are available to download or order.

  1. Pneumococcal vaccination for infants: leaflets

Programme documents

Published 13 December 2019
Last updated 20 December 2019 + show all updates
  1. Added 'pneumococcal vaccination: infant schedule changes from January 2020' letter.

  2. First published.