EXPIRED Meningococcal ACWY vaccination Year 13

Public Health England are asking for schools’ help in encouraging all Year 13 pupils to check if they have received the MenACWY vaccine to protect against meningococcal disease.  This is a rare disease but can be life-threatening and cause meningitis and septicaemia.  Current Year 13 students will have been offered the vaccine in year 10 or 11, but some did not take up this offer. This is in response to a rapidly growing increase in cases of a highly aggressive strain of meningococcal W. Please view documents below to download containing information for staff and students. For queries contact the Screening and Immunisations Team at NHS England – email england.swscreeningandimms@nhs.net

"Weeks run from Monday to Sunday. Please note that weeks without communications to schools are ignored and the links will go to the last week where a communication was made in this category."