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Extension of the HPV vaccine programme in England to include boys

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Review ofPublic Health England. Introduction of a universal HPV immunisation programme, June 2018.

Key learning points

  • In England, the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme will be extended to include boys from September 2019.

  • HPV vaccine will be offered to boys and girls in school year 8.

NHS England is extending the human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme to include boys in school year 8 from September 2019.1

Overview

From September 2019, the HPV vaccination programme in England will be extended to include boys as part of the routine school aged schedule.1 The vaccine will be offered to boys, in addition to girls, in school year 8 (aged 12 and 13 years). Boys and girls …

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