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Teenage Immunisation


In S3 all young people will be offered :

  • Tetanus, diphtheria and polio
  • MenACWY
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) – if not fully immunised with two doses of MMR as a child

and all girls will be offered :

  • HPV vaccine  


  • Young people with medical conditions (for example asthma) may also be offered flu and pneumococcal immunisations at their GP practice 


Useful links 

NHS Scotland's A guide to Teenage Immunisation 2017 (leaflet) 

Young people and consent for treatment  

NHS Inform - A Guide for Young People under 16 - Consent - Your Rights (Current 2018)