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4-in-1 pre-school booster

The 4-in-1 pre-school booster vaccine is offered to three-year-old children to boost their protection against four different serious diseases: diphtheria  tetanus  whooping cough polio Children are routinely vaccinated against these illnesses as babies through the 6-in-1 vaccine. The 4-in-1 pre-school booster vaccine increases their immunity even further. When should children have the 4-in-1…

4-in-1 pre-school booster: FAQs

Who should have the vaccination? Why is IPV (inactivated polio vaccine) used rather than OPV (oral polio vaccine), which was used in the past? Can you get polio from the polio part of this vaccine? What is the difference between dTaP/IPV and DTaP/IPV? How do we…

4-in-1 pre-school booster side effects

The 4-in-1 pre-school booster is very safe but, as with all medicines, some babies do get side effects.  Side effects are generally mild and short lived and most likely to happen within 48 hours of the injection. Most children won't have any problems at all. Very common reactions to the pre-school…

Childcare Choices

Choosing the best childcare is important for you and your child and you need to feel confident about the type of childcare that you choose. The type of childcare that best suits you and your child will depend on the reasons you need childcare, the…

Childcare

Childcare is available in Torbay through a variety of providers including childminders, day nurseries, pre-schools, school nurseries and out of school care such as breakfast clubs, afterschool clubs and holiday play schemes. For more information about types of childcare, have a look at our Childcare…

Torbay SENCo Handbook

Introduction This document should be read in conjunction with the SEND Code of Practice, Jan 2015. The SENCo is responsible for the daily implementation of the SEN policy and the specific provisions made to support pupils with SEN including those with Education Health Care Plans.…

Which children should have the 3-in-1 teenage booster?

The 3-in-1 teenage booster vaccine is offered to all youngsters aged 14 (school year 9). It's a routine immunisation offered as part of the NHS childhood vaccination schedule. The 3-in-1 teenage booster is given as a single injection into the muscle of the upper arm to protect against diphtheria, tetanus…

The Education Heath and Care (EHC) needs assessment process

The EHC needs assessment process takes up to 20 weeks from start to finish. This process starts as soon as the Local Authority (LA) has recieved a request for an EHC needs assessment from: the parent of a child or young person under the age…

3-in-1 teenage booster FAQs

Who should have the vaccination? How is the vaccine given? If I was vaccinated against tetanus, diphtheria and polio as a child, am I still protected? Can you get polio from the polio part of this vaccine? How many boosters do I need to have?…