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Immunisations for young people

Explains the HPV, Td/IPV and MenACWY vaccinations given to young people in school years 7 to 13.

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This publication was withdrawn on 2 April 2024 as it is now out of date. For the latest information please see Immunisation resources for teenagers and young people.

Applies to England


[Withdrawn] A guide to immunisation for young people

[Withdrawn] Immunisations for young people leaflet

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This leaflet contains information on:

  • the tetanus, diphtheria and polio vaccine
  • reminder to check that the young person has had 2 doses of measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine
  • human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine for boys and girls
  • meningococcal A, C, W, Y (MenACWY) vaccination, signs and symptoms of meningitis and septicaemia
  • the routine and selective immunisation schedule

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Published 15 October 2015
Last updated 7 March 2023 + show all updates
  1. Updated 'Immunisations for young people' leaflet and added text version.

  2. Added January 2020 schedule leaflet.

  3. Updated 'Immunisations for young people' leaflet.

  4. Updated 'Immunisations for young people' leaflet.

  5. Revised meningitis and septicemia leaflet.

  6. Added revised immunisations for young people leaflet.

  7. Updated leaflet in line with recent changes to the routine childhood vaccination schedule.

  8. First published.