Vaccines

NHS Scotland provides a number of vaccinations for people at different stages in their life. Find out about these vaccines, and the diseases they protect against.

BCG vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against tuberculosis (TB)

Child flu vaccine

Helps to protect your child against flu (influenza)

Coronavirus (COVID-19) vaccine

Helps to reduce your risk of developing coronavirus and makes your symptoms milder if you catch the virus

Flu vaccine

Helps to protect against flu (influenza)

Hepatitis B vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against hepatitis B

Hib/MenC vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against 2 causes of meningitis and septicaemia

HPV vaccine

Helps to protect against head and neck, cervical and anogenital cancers

HPV vaccine for men who have sex with men (MSM)

​Helps to protect men who have sex with men (MSM) against cancer and genital warts caused by HPV

Meningitis ACWY (MenACWY) vaccine

Helps to protect your child against meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning)

Meningitis B (MenB) vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against meningitis and septicaemia (blood poisoning)

MMR vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against measles, mumps and rubella

Pneumococcal vaccine

​Help to protect against meningitis caused by pneumococcal bacteria

Pneumococcal vaccine for babies

Helps to protect your baby against meningitis caused by pneumococcal bacteria

Rotavirus vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against rotavirus

Shingles vaccine

​Helps to protect people over the age of 70 against shingles (herpes zoster)

Td/IPV vaccine

Helps to protect your child against tetanus, diphtheria and polio

The 4-in-1 vaccine

Helps protect against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough and polio

The 6-in-1 vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against diphtheria, tetanus, whooping cough, polio, Haemophilus influenzae type b (Hib) and hepatitis B

Whooping cough vaccine

Helps to protect your baby against whooping cough (pertussis)