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Immunisation Programme

ECCH School Immunisation Team

The School Immunisation Team provides vaccines in schools in support of the National Childhood Immunisation Programme.

The team consists of experienced qualified nurses and administrators who deliver the vaccinations within the school environment.

Your child will be provided with information about the forthcoming event by being given an information leaflet and consent form which they need to take home.

On the day of the vaccination please ensure that your child has something to eat and drink before to coming to school and wears either a short sleeved shirt or a vest under their shirt (girls).

The consent form must be signed, by a parent or guardian with parental consent, and returned to school. No vaccination can take place without a signed consent form.

The vaccinations will then take place within a suitable school venue in a calm and supportive environment.

HPV for Boys.pdf

The planned immunisation schedule for 2019-2020 is:

HPV Year 8 girls &  boys session date: 11th February 2020

HPV Year 9 girls session date: 23rd March 2020

MMR Catch-ups Year 10: 11th February 2020
Meningitis ACWY/Td/IPV Year 9 session date: 23rd April 2020 & 7th May 2020

Final catch-up session: 30th June 2020

Year 9

BCG Risk Assessment (orange form) will be sent home by school for completion by parents. This should be returned to school. You will be informed by School Health if your child needs to have this vaccination.

Should any parent require further information about any aspect of these immunisations they can contact the team on ECCH.SchoolImms@nhs.net or 01502 448656 and the team will happy to help.