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Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination for all Year 8 students

31 Aug 2019

Dear Young Person and Parent / Carer, 

From 2019-20 both boys and girls in school year 8 are eligible for the HPV vaccine. The vaccination offers protection against high risk HPV strains, including 16 and 18, which can cause cervical cancer and are linked to various cancers that can affect men. The vaccination also protects against HPV types 6 and 11 which are responsible for infections. 

The NHS immunisation team will be at Ibstock Community College on Tuesday 10 September 2019.

Please click the link below to  view the letter from the NHS, which contains the link to the online consent form. Please complete the consent form by Friday 6 September.

Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination to protect against various cancers

If you are unable to complete this online, please ring the NHS immunisation team directly to complete this over the phone on 0300 300 0007 (select option 1 then option 4 then option 2). 




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