The School Age Immunisation Team are the primary provider within the local area of immunisations for primary and adolescent school children. Their clinical work is supported by lessons which they deliver into classrooms to promote the importance of immunisations.
The teams works from a central hub based in Stafford covering approximately 400 primary schools, 100 Secondary schools, 35 Special Schools and 25 Alternative Education Establishments
Currently, the team provides; Human Papilloma Virus (HPV), Diphtheria, Tetanus and Polio (Td/IPV), Meningococcal ACWY (MenACWY) and Flu Nasal Vaccinations
Children are automatically offered vaccinations within the relevant school year. If a child has missed a routine vaccination then a referral can be accepted via email or a telephone call to the office. Referrals are accepted from parents, carers, teaching staff, GPs, other healthcare professionals and social workers.
School Age Immunisation Team Contact Details
Rising Brook Health Centre
Opening hours: 8.00 - 16.00, Monday to Friday (excluding bank holidays)