Protect your child with the right vaccination from Dears Pharmacy...
We all want to do the best to protect our children however we can.
At Dears Pharmacy we offer a range of private vaccinations for children to help you do just that.
We can help you rest assured that you are doing everything you can.
No need to book an appointment, you can drop in when it is convenient for you.
You can learn more about the UK vaccination schedule here.
Call us if you need general advice or have specific needs and we'll be happy to help.
Chickenpox is a common childhood infection. Usually, it’s mild and complications are rare. Almost all children develop immunity to chickenpox after infection, so most only catch it once.
Meningitis B vaccination
Meningitis B is a serious medical condition where the meninges (the wrappings that surround the spinal cord and brain) become inflamed. It is caused by a specific type of meningococcal bacteria and leads to a number of unpleasant symptoms, including fever, vomiting, a stiff neck, a rash across the body, confusion and seizures. If left untreated, meningitis B can be fatal.
Meningitis ACWY vaccination
Meningococcal disease is a life-threatening infection. This is a term used to describe two major illnesses – meningitis (inflammation of the membranes that surround the brain) and septicaemia (blood poisoning).
HPV or "Human Papilloma Virus" refers to a group of viruses which can affect cells in your throat, anus, mouth and cervix. Certain strains of HPV can lead to genital warts, as well as cancer in women, and more rarely; anal and throat cancer. As part of our private service we vaccinate both girls and boys unlike the NHS service.
Measles a highly infectious viral illness, which spreads rapidly from person to person. It is one of the leading causes of death among young children, the majority occurring in developing countries where immunisation is patchy (WHO 2013).
Diptheria, tetanus and polio vaccination
The Diptheria, tetanus and polio (DTP) vaccination combines vaccination against all three in a single injection.
Children's nasal flu vaccination
The children's nasal flu vaccination is offered as a yearly nasal spray to young children to protect them against flu. Flu can be a very unpleasant illness for children with potentially serious complications, including bronchitis and pneumonia.
Pneumonia is a serious and potentially life-threatening condition caused by pneumococcal infection. It is the inflammation of the tissue in one or both lungs, caused by infection from bacteria, viruses or fungi.
Our Edinburgh and Fife travel clinics offers a wide range of travel services including vaccinations, medication and advice. Click on a service below to learn more about it, find your nearest Dears Pharmacy or book an appointment.