Auditory Implant Service

Vaccinations

first aid kit

REMINDER – All cochlear implant users should be fully vaccinated against pneumococcal bacteria. Current government advice:

  • adults should be vaccinated with the PPV vaccine (pneumovax)
  • children under 2 are covered by the vaccinations in the childhood immunisation programme (PCV series)
  • children over 2 should be vaccinated with the PPV vaccine (pneumovax)

If you are unsure of  your (child’s) immunisation status please contact your GP to check.