Vaccine update: issue 296, July 2019, HPV special edition

Newsletter including the latest information and resources for the universal human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme for eligible girls and boys.


Vaccine update: issue 296, July 2019, HPV special edition

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The national HPV vaccination programme is being extended to eligible boys from 1 September 2019.

The universal HPV vaccination programme special edition features:

  • introduction of the HPV universal programme
  • guidance, training slide set and a factsheet for health professionals
  • patient group direction (PGD) template
  • HPV vaccine supply
  • resources - vaccination record card and consent form
  • promotional material - poster, leaflet and social media resources
  • new optional school-level vaccine coverage data collection tool to assist with local data collection
  • updated routine childhood and complete immunisation schedules (effective from 1 September 2019)
  • attitudinal survey and leaflet testing
Published 16 July 2019