Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 29th January 2019.

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Photo of Cat Smith Cat Smith Shadow Minister for Voter Engagement and Youth Affairs

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, whether the programme to vaccinate adolescent boys against human papillomavirus will start in September 2019.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

The Department, Public Health England and NHS England are working together to implement the extension of human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to boys as quickly and successfully as possible. Planning for the implementation of the extension is well underway with the aim of implementing within the 2019/20 academic year.

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