HPV vaccination: guidance for healthcare practitioners

Comprehensive guidance on HPV vaccination programmes.



This guidance provides information for healthcare practitioners about the human papillomavirus (HPV) universal programme for adolescents and the HPV for men who have sex with men (MSM) programme. It includes information on eligibility, scheduling and vaccine administration.

Other resources relating to the universal HPV vaccination programme and the HPV MSM programme are available.

Published 28 June 2019
Last updated 20 June 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated guidance, see document history section for changes.

  2. Updated guidance on yeast allergies and vaccines administered at less than the recommended interval in error.

  3. Guidance updated.

  4. Added link to a 2021 study under the vaccine efficacy section.

  5. Updated to HTML from PDF (version 3).

  6. First published.