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Immunisations and Vaccinations
Our Immunisation Team is responsible for the planning and delivery of all school-based immunisation programmes across Coventry, Warwickshire, Solihull, Hereford and Worcester according to a schedule agreed
with Public Health England.
Each area has its own localised team who are responsible for the delivery of the NHS national campaigns (see the tabs above). They are available to provide expert advice to children, families, other professionals and schools regarding immunisation and vaccination issues and can offer extra support to those children and young people who are worried about receiving a vaccination or who have additional needs.
All of the vaccinations will be delivered in school and parents will be issued an information pack ahead of time. These can also be found on the tabs above. If your child is unwell or absent from school on the day of the immunisation a follow up session or clinic appointments well be offered.
Schedule for January – April 2019
The immunisation teams will be visiting all secondary schools to pupils in year 9 offering their next and final routine scheduled childhood vaccinations
- Diptheria,Tetanus and Polio vaccination (final booster)
- Meningitis ACWY
Completing your child’s routine vaccination programme (which they will have commenced from birth) will help protect them from these serious diseases. Approx. 2/3 weeks prior to the date we are due to visit your child’s school the immunisation team (via school) will provide your child with an immunisation pack containing a leaflet with the details of the vaccines, a letter from us and a consent form. Please ensure you print the consent forms double sided and return the consent form direct to your school, do not email it. If you wish to ask any questions or discuss the vaccines with a health professional, please contact your local team who's contact details are provided on the tabs above.
Please see the downloadable documents for important information: