Schools opting out of HPV vaccination programme and subsequent procedure

Michelle made this Freedom of Information request to Oldham Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Oldham 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

Adams Claire (OLDHAM PCT), Oldham Primary Care Trust (PCT)

Dear Ms Brook

I am writing to acknowledge receipt of your Freedom of Information request, our ref: 246/2012.

Kind regards

Claire Adams
Corporate Support Assistant
NHS Oldham Clinical Commissioning Group
Tel: 0161 622 6521
[email address]

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Waterhouse Deborah (OLDHAM PCT), Oldham Primary Care Trust (PCT)

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Dear Ms Brook


Further to your Freedom of Information request, please find attached NHS
Oldham’s response.

I would be most grateful if you could take a few moments to complete a
satisfaction survey, by following the link below.



Kind Regards


Deb Waterhouse

Corporate Support Assistant

Oldham NHS Clinical Commissioning Group

TEL: 0161 622 6577

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