Schools opting out of HPV vaccination programme and subsequent procedure
Michelle made this Freedom of Information request to Northamptonshire Teaching Primary Care Trust (PCT)
Dear Northamptonshire Teaching 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?
With reference to your recent request under the Freedom of Information Act
2000, our ref: 08782, is acknowledged and steps are being taken to gather
the appropriate information. It is anticipated a response will be sent to
you by 21 November at the latest.
The response will be on behalf of the NHS Northamptonshire and NHS Milton
Freedom of Information Officer
NHS Milton Keynes and NHS Northamptonshire
Francis Crick House
Moulton Park Industrial Estate
Northampton, NN3 6BF
Tel: 01604 651608
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