Resources to prepare your child for immunisations - Better Lives Healthy Futures

Resources to prepare your child for immunisations

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We understand children may be nervous for their immunisation appointment, so please use these resources to reassure and explain to them what to expect. We want to do everything we can to make sure your child feels safe and reassured.
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Primary-aged children

These stories will help primary-aged children and children with additional needs to understand what to expect at their immunisation appointment.

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Older children

Older children who feel anxious may also benefit from using the above stories. You can also download some useful resources aimed at explaining the HPV vaccinations and the Teenage Boosters to students, so that they understand why these are important and what to expect.

You can also read these frequently asked questions that we often get asked by children at immunisation sessions.

If your child has any special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), or anxieties please contact the team to arrange a clinic appointment or home visit and we will be happy to discuss your child’s requirements.

Wherever possible we will aim to meet your communication, access and information needs as per the accessible information standard. Please let the team know about any accessibility requirements.

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Anxiety

Children can sometimes experience anxiety just like adults.
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School Immunisation team – Bradford

The Bradford School Immunisation team promotes and delivers immunisations in schools, community health centres and via home visits if needed.
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Immunisation and vaccinations

Immunisation is a way of protecting against serious infectious diseases.
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Caring for your child when they are poorly

There is guidance is available for parents and carers about common childhood illnesses.
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Red Book

The Personal Child Health Record (PCHR), also known as the 'Red Book', is given to parents or carers’ at a child’s birth to record their health and development.
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