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Human Papillomavirus: Vaccination

Question for Department of Health

UIN 45640, tabled on 8 September 2016

To ask the Secretary of State for Health, on what date HPV vaccinations were made available to men who have sex with men; and how many such men have received that vaccination since that date.

Answered on

16 September 2016

A pilot programme offering human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccine to men who have sex with men up to the age of 45 who attend participating HIV and genitourinary medicine Mclinics started on 6 June 2016.

Information on the number of HPV vaccinations administered during the pilot is being collected and, as such, is not yet available. It is anticipated that initial validated data covering the period up to the end of September will be available in late November.

Answered by

Department of Health and Social Care