There is a lot of whooping cough around at the moment and babies who are too young to start their vaccinations are at greater risk. Expectant mothers can help protect their babies by getting themselves vaccinated against whooping cough from week 28 of their pregnancy. For more information talk to your GP. midwife or health visitor or click on the link below which will take you to the Department of Health website. We now have supplies of the Pertussis (Whooping Cough) Vaccine. An appointment can be made with the Practice Nurse via reception.