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Year 9 vaccines - Monday 22 March

10 Mar 2021

Dear Young Person and Parent / Carer,

Year 9 vaccines

Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust’s Community Immunisation Service are pleased to be able to recommence the national vaccination programme.

 

On Monday 22 March year 9 students will recieve the following vaccinations;

 

  1. Teenage boosters (Diphtheria, Tetanus, Polio (is one vaccine)  
  2. Meningitis ACWY vaccine.
  3. HPV vaccinations (either their 2nd dose missed in April/May 2020 or 1st dose for those missed this in September 2019) 

We wish to reassure you that it is perfectly safe and effective to have all three vaccines together, for example children under 4 years may have up to four vaccines at the same time.

It is important to receive the vaccinations at this age as it gives the best protection during the teenage years and beyond.

The vaccination will be given in school on Monday 22 March 2021.

To be given the vaccination in school you need to complete an ONLINE consent forms by visiting:

https://www.leicsandrutlandimms.co.uk/Forms/DTP for the first two vaccinations and

https://www.leicsandrutlandimms.co.uk/Forms/HPV for the third vaccination.

You will need a code for your school. For Ibstock Community College the code is LE138721

Top tip: Ensure that the email addresses match and that there are no spaces or punctuation before or after the email address and the school code.

You will need to fully complete the consent form as soon as possible of receiving this letter. Please ensure you complete the consent form before Friday 19 March 2021.

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

For information about the national vaccination programme, visit: www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations

The team offer the vaccination in schools. We are working closely with your child’s school to ensure that all appropriate Covid safety measures are in place to ensure the safe delivery of the vaccine. If a family member you live with is self-isolating or if you are experiencing any of the symptoms listed below on the day of the session then please do not attend.

  • High temperature – you feel hot to the touch on your chest or back
  • A new continuous cough – this means you have started coughing repeatedly.
  • A loss or change to your sense of smell or taste – this means you’ve noticed you cannot smell or taste anything, or things smell or taste different to normal.

If you are absent on the day, an additional opportunity will be made available for the vaccination. Please note this vaccine will not be routinely offered by your GP.

We recognise that an alternative venue may need to be offered if we are unable to fully complete the vaccination session in school. The service will ensure that you are kept fully informed should this be the case.

Should you have any questions or wish to discuss any additional support that may be required during the vaccination you can contact the team, by telephone: 0300 300 0007, or by e-mail: communityimms@leicspart.nhs.uk

Yours faithfully,

Dr Tim Davies Consultant, Lead for Screening and Immunisation - NHS England and NHS Improvement

Suzanne Leatherland, Immunisation Service Manager – Midlands Leicestershire Partnership NHS Trust

NOTES ON COMPLETING THE ONLINE CONSENT FORMS

Visit: https://www.leicsandrutlandimms.co.uk/Forms/DTP and www.leicsandrutlandimms.co.uk/Forms/HPV

Enter and confirm your email address

Enter your school code: LE138721 and click find school. Your school name should appear.

Top tip: Ensure that the email addresses match and that there are no spaces or punctuation before or after the email address and school code.

PART 1: Patient Information and Contact Details

PART 2: Medical History Complete the questions regarding vaccination history and any support required during vaccination.

PART 3: Consent Declaration Complete this to give consent to the full course of HPV vaccinations.

The young person may be able to consent for themselves to have this vaccination without your agreement and health professionals will assess their ability to make an informed decision.

Sharing information: After the vaccination at school, a notification will be provided and the information will be added to the young person’s NHS health records.

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