The vaccination team deliver the school-based immunisation programme that has been commissioned by Public Health England. ‘Immunisation against infectious disease’, also known as the Green Book, has the latest information on vaccines and vaccination procedures in the UK.
All primary school aged children in Reception to Year 7 will be offered a seasonal nasal flu vaccination. Any children who are not suitable for the nasal flu spray will be advised of alternative arrangements on how to get their child vaccinated against flu.
Parents can contact the school vaccination team on (01253) 951984 if they feel any vaccines have been missed or due. They can also ring (01253) 951740 to speak to a duty school nurse who can answer any health concerns.
The current programme is detailed in the Green Book https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/immunisation
Details of the vaccinations and why they are given can be found at https://www.nhs.uk/conditions/vaccinations/nhs-vaccinations-and-when-to-have-them/