Letter to Year 8 Parents May 2022

Year 8 Parents

Your child is due their vaccination to protect against Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).  This is offered in year 8 as part of the national immunisation programme and is free on the NHS.

This vaccine requires two doses; the second dose is given 6 - 24 months after the first.  If your child is immunosuppressed they will require 3 doses.  

More information regarding these vaccinations can be accessed through the links below, please make sure that you read the information contained in the links below before giving consent for your child’s immunisations. You must have parental responsibility or delegated authority for immunisations to consent for the vaccinations.

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them/

https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/hpv-vaccine-cervarix-gardasil-side-effects/

If your child has already received these immunisations, please contact us at [email protected] or call 0300 124 0366 to let us know.

The School Age Immunisation Team has arranged with the school to visit on Tuesday 24th May 2022, to administer this vaccination.

Electronic Consent - The School Age Immunisation Team now operates paperless vaccination programmes and the use of e-Consent is quick and easy to use, and can be completed on any electronic device.  

Click on this link https://forms.mpft.nhs.uk/    to complete the consent form.   

Use the dropdown list and choose your child’s school, your school code is HPV136145

Please complete the e-consent form by 13:00pm on Monday 23rd May 2022, consent forms will not be accepted via this link after this date/time