Vaccines offered in the UK

Vaccines are the most effective ways to protect yourself and your family against infectious diseases such as measles. The NHS vaccination guide can help you understand the vaccines offered in the UK and when to have them. It explains:

  • why vaccination is safe and important. This includes how vaccines work, what they contain and the common side effects
  • NHS vaccinations and when to have them. This includes a list of all the vaccines available on the NHS and who should have them

If you think you or your child have missed any vaccinations speak to your GP surgery.