Cervical cancer vaccines to be rolled out to 150,000 more girls

Cervical cancer vaccines to be rolled out to 150,000 more girls

Cervical cancer vaccines are to be made available to an additional 150,000 teenage girls.

The Government scheme currently covers 30,000 first year students.

Aviva Health is launching the 'CCV Catch Up Programme' which will make the jabs available to girls aged between 13 and 19.

Cancer Nurse specialist Bernadette Carter said the vaccines would be given in schools by registered nurses.


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