SCHOOL IMMUNISATION PROGRAMME
In S3 all young people will be offered :
and all young people in S1 will be offered :
In the coming academic year (2019/20) the HPV vaccine will be offered to boys in S1, in addition to girls, as part of the routine school based programme.
This follows the Scottish Government announcement in July 2018 to include HPV vaccination of boys in the national vaccination programme based on the advice of the Joint Committee of Vaccination and Immunisation (JCVI). Please see the JCVI statement setting out the recommendation to vaccinate boys against HPV. The CMO letter 2019 is available on the link
Incomplete HPV vaccination in school leavers
Remaining doses may be given by GP practices although there is no payment for this. Practice staff should contact Jennifer Reid, Immunisation Programme Manager, for authorisation to obtain the vaccine 0141 201 4917.
Last updated July 2020