Issue details

Changes to the BCG vaccination programme

To remove the routine BCG programme provided by school nurses and for NHS England to arrange an opportunistic programme for 11 to 16 yr olds for those at risk.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than two Electoral Divisions;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/01/2014

Decision due: Not before 18th Feb 2014 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health
Reason: In order that the decision can meet statutory publication requirements

To seek agreement to changes to the BCG vaccination programme

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Services & Public Health

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Meradin Peachey, Kent Director Of Public Health Tel: 01622 694293 Email: Tel: 01622 694293.


The Adult Social Care and Public Health Cabinet Committee considered the matter in December 2013
Other consultation planned or undertaken: Public Health England, School nursing and the new Kent and Medway immunisation board chaired by PHE.
Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? All except Swale.

Financial implications: Faiza Khan Meradin Peachey 01622694293

Legal implications: 13/00075