Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination: the impact on practice
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Human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination: the impact on practice

Cate Riley Practice nurse and travel health adviser

The introduction into the national immunisation schedule of the HPV vaccine will affect the workload of school nurses and practitioners working in primary care. However, the anticipated benefit from the reduction in cervical cancer should outweigh any difficulties in implementing the programme.

Primary Health Care. 18, 9,41-48. doi: 10.7748/phc2008.11.18.9.41.c6819