Leicestershire Partnership Trust's Community Immunisations team will be visiting secondary schools throughout the academic year to offer a number of different immunisations.
We recognise that gelatine used in the manufacture of the nasal flu vaccine is not acceptable for some parents, therefore, for this flu season, parents will be able to opt for a gelatine-free injection instead. When making a decision to opt for the injectable vaccine, please be aware that the gelatine-free injection:
More information about the Flu vaccine, in varying languages, can be viewed here.
The immunisations are given by the School Age Community Immunisation Team who work across all of the schools in Leicester City. The team are a group of very experienced nurses and senior clinical support workers.
You and your parent/carer need to complete an online consent form before the school immunisation session. You will receive a letter containing a link to the consent form and the unique code for your school. It’s really important to complete this, even if you have chosen not to protect yourself.
If you or your parents/carers have any questions about the secondary school flu immunisation programme, you can call the Community Immunisations team on 0116 2253989.