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Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 27th June 2018.

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Photo of Baroness Altmann Baroness Altmann Conservative

To ask Her Majesty's Government, following the recent meeting of the Joint Committee on Vaccinations and Immunisation (JCVI), whether they have received a recommendation from the JCVI regarding the extension of the human papillomavirus vaccination to all boys; and if so, when they will announce their decision in this regard.

Photo of Lord O'Shaughnessy Lord O'Shaughnessy The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Department has not yet received the Joint Committee on Vaccination and Immunisation’s final advice on human papillomavirus vaccination for boys. The Department expects to receive this advice imminently and will consider this as a matter of priority. A decision will be made as soon as possible.

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