Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination

HPVFrom September 2019, all 12 and 13 year olds in school Year 8 will be offered on the NHS the Human Papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine.

It helps protect against cancers caused by HPV, including:

It also helps protect against genital warts.

In England, girls and boys aged 12 to 13 years will be routinely offered the first HPV vaccination when they're in school Year 8.

The second dose is normally offered 6 to 12 months after the first (in school Year 8 or Year 9).

It's important to have both doses to be protected.

What you need to do

what you need to doYou must complete one online consent form for each young person.

It is important everyone has a completed form which states if you would like them to receive their first and second dose of the HPV vaccination or not.

Before completing the consent form you will require a code for your child’s school.

Click here to view a list of school codes.

Once you have the correct school code, click here to access the online consent form.

Completing the online form is as easy as 1,2,3…

123Step 1: Insert your email address and the school code.

Step 2: Click the green Confirm School button and check the school name is correct.

Step 3: Please read and tick the data processing statement.

How the vaccine will be given to your child

injectionWe are a team of skilled and experienced nurses and support staff. The HPV vaccine will be given as an injection in your upper arm so children will be asked to wear short sleeved tops on vaccination day.

If you have any questions or need support to complete the consent form, please contact our friendly SAIS team:



Nottingham and Nottinghamshire

Useful resources

Human Papillomavirus (HPV)

The HPV vaccination leaflet is translated into 25 languages. Click the link to read: HPV universal vaccination: leaflet

You can order the paper leaflet using the product code 2021G9V1A from the Health Publications website here: 2021G9V1A Your guide to the HPV vaccination leaflet

School resources


HPV - your guide to the vaccination leaflet - BSL video

This is a BSL video of the HPV vaccination leaflet which provides essential information on the programme so that parents can give informed consent for their children to have their 2 HPV vaccinations. There is an accompanying BSL video to the consent form explaining each section. 


The Year 8 HPV Vaccine explained



Laura's story

Laura didn't have the HPV vaccine and went on to develop cervical cancer at just 25. It's important to have the HPV vaccine which protects against the Human Papillomavirus that causes more than 70% of cervical cancers. Read the HPV leaflet above for more information.



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