Schools opting out of HPV vaccination programme and subsequent procedure

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Dear Devon Primary Care Trust (PCT),

Under the Freedom of Information Act, would you be so kind as to answer the below questions:

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

Devon Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Michelle
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.  Please find attached
an acknowledgement letter from NHS Devon.
 
Kind regards
 
The Freedom of Information Team
NHS Devon

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devoncommissioners foi (PLYMOUTH TEACHING PCT), Devon Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Michelle
 
Thank you for your Freedom of Information request.  Please find attached a
response letter from NHS Devon.
 
Kind regards
 
The Freedom of Information Team
NHS Devon

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Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you ever so much for the prompt reply.

Would you be able to confirm that no schools within the Devon PCT area have opted out of the vaccination programme since the initiation of the national HPV vaccination programme. ?

Yours sincerely,

Michelle Brook

devoncommissioners foi (PLYMOUTH TEACHING PCT), Devon Primary Care Trust (PCT)

Dear Michelle,
NHS Devon can confirm that no schools have declined to have the vaccination when asked and plans are in place to offer this vaccination to all eligible girls.

Kind regards

Freedom of Informaiton Office
NHS Devon
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From: Michelle [[FOI #134431 email]]
Sent: 04 November 2012 18:48
To: devoncommissioners foi (PLYMOUTH TEACHING PCT)
Subject: Re: Response FOIDV1996

Dear Sir/Madam,

Thank you ever so much for the prompt reply.

Would you be able to confirm that no schools within the Devon PCT
area have opted out of the vaccination programme since the
initiation of the national HPV vaccination programme. ?

Yours sincerely,

Michelle Brook

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