Protecting children during outbreaks: immunisation in schools

Guidance on outbreaks in schools including why immunisations are offered to protect children and consent advice.


Protecting children during an outbreak: immunisation in schools

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This guidance covers:

  • the rationale behind offering vaccination in schools during an outbreak
  • the evidence of the effectiveness of programmes delivered in schools
  • a range of consent advice

It is available to download only and is suitable for healthcare professionals, headteachers and all school staff.

Published 12 July 2018