Immunisations Archive

Spring COVID vaccination clinics

Spring COVID vaccination clinics

As of Monday 20 May, our Community Outreach Vaccination and Health team (OVHT) will be offering COVID boosters in various locations across Gloucestershire.

Campaign launched to drive up childhood vaccinations

Campaign launched to drive up childhood vaccinations

The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) has today launched a campaign across England to remind parents and carers of the importance of making sure their children are vaccinated against serious diseases – some of which, such as measles and whooping cough, are re-emerging in the UK.

Measles: Parents urged to ensure their children are protected

Measles: Parents urged to ensure their children are protected

With the number of reported measles cases in young people in the UK on the rise, the School Age Immunisation Team at Gloucestershire Health and Care NHS Foundation Trust is urging parents and guardians of children in Years 8 to 11 (aged 12 to 16) to check their MMR status and make sure they are fully vaccinated against the disease.

HPV vaccination programme moves to single dose

HPV vaccination programme moves to single dose

The Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine helps to prevent HPV-related cancers from developing in boys and girls. While most types of HPV are harmless, some high-risk types can lead to the development of cancers, including cervical cancer, cancers of the head and neck (mouth and throat) and cancers of the anus and genital areas.

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