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Chamber and committees

Question ref. S5W-26428
Asked by: Anas Sarwar, Glasgow, Scottish Labour
Date lodged: 18 November 2019

Question

To ask the Scottish Government what plans it has in place to publicise and promote the uptake of HPV vaccinations among S1 boys.

Current status: Answered by Joe FitzPatrick on 2 December 2019


Answer

NHS Health Scotland have produced a variety of resources to raise awareness of the extension of the HPV school immunisation programme to S1 boys. These include a new user-tested leaflet, parent letter and consent form, posters for schools and community settings (distributed in September), an education pack for schools, and a toolkit of resources for stakeholders including social media assets.