The cost of the Adult vaccine with MUMS Private GP is £75.00
The cost of the Child vaccine with MUMS Paediatrician is £100.00
One Single Dose required.
This vaccine is recommended for adults at greater risk for pneumococcal disease. This protects against 23 types of pneumococcal bacteria, some of which are common and often cause serious illness. This vaccination has been shown to reduce the risk for pneumococcal disease in adults.
The pneumococcal vaccine protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections. It's also known as the pneumonia vaccine. Pneumococcal infections are caused by the bacterium Streptococcus pneumoniae and can lead to pneumonia, blood poisoning (sepsis) and meningitis.
Infant Pneumococcal (under 2)
The cost of the Vaccine – Administered by MUMS Consultant Paediatrician is £195.00
The pneumococcal vaccine protects against serious and potentially fatal pneumococcal infections. It's also known as the pneumonia vaccine.
Babies are offered 2 doses of pneumococcal vaccine, at 12 weeks and at 1 year of age.
Pneumococcal conjugate vaccine (PCV) is used to vaccinate children under 2 years old.
Children respond very well to the pneumococcal vaccine.
Like most vaccines, the childhood and adult versions of the pneumococcal vaccine can sometimes cause mild side effects.
There are no serious side effects listed for either the childhood or adult versions of the vaccine.