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HPV vaccine: beating cervical cancer

Provides more detail on the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine that helps to protect girls from cervical cancer.


The HPV vaccine: beating cervical cancer, questions and answers


This document supports the HPV vaccination guide leaflet that girls and their parents should have received from their school or GP surgery.

Healthcare professionals can use this for the HPV vaccination programme. It is also suitable for practice, school nurses and staff in all educational and child health settings

Published 30 September 2012
Last updated 25 August 2017 + show all updates
  1. Updated in line with other promotional materials for the HPV vaccine for girls.
  2. Updated to reflect the change from 3 to 2 in the number of doses young girls should be offered from 1 September 2014.
  3. First published.