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Human papilloma virus (HPV) is the main cause of cervical cancer in women. the HPV vaccine provides protection against the two high risk types that cause 70% of all cervical cancers (NHS Choices 2014). Find out more about the HPV Vaccination Programme at, and hear young people talk about their experiences getting the vaccine.

Common questions about vaccinations answered at NHS choices. Learn about the NHS vaccination schedule, how vaccines work and why they’re so important.

Immunisations for young people – your questions answered about the HPV, Td/IPV and MenACWY vaccinations given between 11 and 19 years of age (school years 7 to 13)

Information on reducing the spread of infections visit E-Bug for Advice, hot topics, animations and videos on antibiotics, vaccinations and spread of infection.

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