The Laura Brennan HPV Catch-Up Vaccination Programme was launched in December 2022 and will run until the end of December 2023. The Programme will be delivered in HSE immunisation clinics, not in GP surgeries or pharmacies, due to it’s time-limited nature. The following groups are eligible for the HPV vaccine:
- Females (currently in 2nd year – 6th year of secondar school, or in age-equivalent special schoold or educated at home) who have not received the HPV vaccine.
- Males (currently in 2nd year – 6th year of secondary school/5th year if they did not do transition year, or in age-equivalent special schools or educated at home) who have no received the HPV vaccine.
- Unvaccinated females who have left second level education and are under 25 years of age on the date of vaccination.