Schools opting out of HPV vaccination programme and subsequent procedure

Michelle made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Western Cheshire Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Western Cheshire Primary Care Trust (PCT),

Under the Freedom of Information Act, would you be so kind as to answer the below questions. Any responses should cover the time period from the initiation of the national HPV vaccination scheme to present.

1) Do all girls aged 12 -13 get offered the HPV vaccine at school?
2) a) for girls accepting, do their GPs get notified of their vaccination?
b) for girls offered but not accepting the vaccine, do their GPs get notified of their non-vaccination?

If the answer to 1) is not a complete yes:

3)a) Have any schools in the area refused to allow clinicians to administer the HPV vaccine? b) If so, which?
c) If the answer to 3a) is yes, what are the reasons provided for this?
d) What is the policy/process for alternative arrangements for any schools that have opted out?
e) Please provide a copy of the official notifications, or record of that notification

4a) Have any schools in the area opted out of the HPV vaccine catch up programme at any point?
4b) If the answer to 4a) is yes, which?

Yours faithfully,

Michelle Brook

FOI, Western Cheshire Primary Care Trust (PCT)

Dear Michelle

Thank you for your FOI request

Please note that a full response will be provided within 20 working days


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Wentworth Laura, Western Cheshire Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Ms Brook

Please find attached the response letter to your FOI received on 23rd October.

Kind Regards


Laura Wentworth
Compliance Support

NHS Cheshire Warrington and Wirral
Commissioning Support Unit
based at Western Cheshire Locality
1829 Building, Countess of Chester Health Park, Liverpool Road, Chester CH2 1HJ

Direct Dial: 01244 385041
Email: [email address]
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