You can use this service to book an HPV vaccination at the University Health Service.
The human papillomavirus (HPV) is the name given to a group of common viruses, some of which are described as "high risk" as they are linked to the development of certain cancers. This includes cervical cancer, anal cancer, genital cancers, and cancers of the head and neck. See the NHS Website for more information.
The University Health Service Vaccination Team are offering booked HPV vaccination appointments to patients. HPV vaccines that were missed during the school immunisation program can be organised through your GP surgery as a "catch-up".
This service is for patients aged 16-25. If you are unable to use this service, please contact the surgery to organise an appointment with a nurse. You can have this vaccine if you are:
You will receive the Gardasil 9 vaccine. It protects against 9 strains of HPV viruses.
More information about this particular vaccine can be found in the patient information leaflet.
Please note: since the 1st September 2023, the NHS no longer offers a second dose of HPV vaccine as a single dose course is expected to be sufficient.