Schools opting out of HPV vaccination programme and subsequent procedure

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Dear Lancashire Care NHS Foundation Trust,

I am looking for some information under the Freedom of Information Act, and East Lancashire PCT recommended that I should contact you. (Ref: http://www.whatdotheyknow.com/request/sc...).

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. I am specifically looking for information regarding the geographical area covered by East Lancashire PCT.

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?

3)a) Have any schools in the area refused to allow either clinicians or school nurses 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

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Hi Michelle
Thank you for your enquiry. As per the terms of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 you will be sent a response within 20 working days i.e. 26th November 2012.

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Sue Stone
Information Governance Specialist & RA Agent
Lancashire Care Foundation Trust
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Hi Michelle
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Regards
 
Sue Stone
Information Governance Specialist & RA Agent
Lancashire Care Foundation Trust
   01524 405181 or 07507 856966
0     sue[email address] or [email address]
s     Victoria House, Thornton Road, Morecambe, LA4 5QG or       
          Sceptre Point, Sceptre Way, Walton Summit, Bamber Bridge, Preston PR5 6AW
Fax: 01524-400357
PLEASE NOTE: I am on annual leave 1 – 2nd Nov; 12 – 16th Nov 2012
My core hours are 8am - 4pm, Monday - Friday.

Just to remind you that Information Governance Training is Mandatory for everyone who uses a PC or handles Personal Identifiable Information (PID.)
The training is not optional – if you have not received a username and password by email to access the training please contact either myself by e-mail or Michelle Brammah ([email address])

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