Addressing Health Inequalities in the Delivery of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programme: Examining the Role of the School Nurse

@inproceedings{Boyce2012AddressingHI,
  title={Addressing Health Inequalities in the Delivery of the Human Papillomavirus Vaccination Programme: Examining the Role of the School Nurse},
  author={Tammy L Boyce and Alison Holmes},
  booktitle={PloS one},
  year={2012}
}
BACKGROUND HPV immunisation of adolescent girls is expected to have a significant impact in the reduction of cervical cancer. UK The HPV immunisation programme is primarily delivered by school nurses. We examine the role of school nurses in delivering the HPV immunisation programme and their impact on minimising health inequalities in vaccine uptake. METHODS AND FINDINGS A rapid evidence assessment (REA) and semi-structured interviews with health professionals were conducted and analysed… CONTINUE READING
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