|Meningitis B Adult Vaccine with a GP||£175.00|
|Meningitis B Paediatric Vaccine with a Paediatrician||£185.00|
The vaccine costs £135.00 per dose.
This can be administered within a £40.00 GP Vaccine appointment for adults- each dose costs £175.00
For children aged over 2 years – the Child Meningitis B Vaccination is administered by MUMS Paediatrician. Each dose costs £135.00 for the vaccine and £50.00 for the consultation with the paediatrician. The total cost per dose is £185.00
2 doses are required.
Worrying about meningitis is normal, especially if you have children. While no vaccine is 100 percent effective, getting vaccinated against the main strains of meningitis is the best way to help prevention.
This Meningitis B vaccination protects against almost 90 percent of the strains of meningococcal group B bacteria (which is a cause of meningitis) in England.
This vaccine is normally offered as part of the NHS child vaccine programme.
Those children and adults who fall outside of the NHS vaccination programme can have this vaccine privately at MUMS Solihull.
Meningitis can affect anybody. It’s most common in children, teenagers and young adults aged between 15 and 24. That’s because these groups tend to socialise more at school and universities, which leads to the spreading of bacteria. Outbreaks can happen at any time though and to anybody. Around 20 percent of reported MenB cases are in people aged 45 and over.
Meningitis is a serious infection which can cause brain damage, deafness and blindness and can be fatal. It’s usually caused by bacteria or a virus.
Meningococcal bacteria are the most common cause of bacterial meningitis in the UK and can lead to meningitis and blood poisoning (septicaemia).
Out of the 5 most common groups – Meningitis is most prevalent in terms of reported cases of meningococcal meningitis.
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