Reference 2018-384

REF:           2018-384

Subject:       6-in-1 vaccine

 

 Request:

a) The number of 6-in-1 vaccines offered to be given to babies in the financial years 2017/18, 2016/17, and 2015/16.

b)The number of 6-in-1 vaccines that were refused by parents or guardians of the baby in the financial year 2017/18, 2016/17, and 2015/16.

c) The number of children diagnosed with any of the following in 2017/18 alone, who had not received the 6-in-1 vaccine when they were a baby because their parent or guardian had refused it. If a child was diagnosed with more than one of the below, please provide that information:

diphtheria, hepatitis B, Hib, polio, tetanus, or whooping cough

 

 

Response:

a) The number of 6-in-1 vaccines offered to be given to babies in the financial years 2017/18, 2016/17, and 2015/16. We do not hold this information in Bolton Foundation Trust, this information is stored within the Child Health system provided by Bolton, Stockport and Tameside & Glossop Child Health Information Service by Greater Manchester Commissioning Support Unit.
b)The number of 6-in-1 vaccines that were refused by parents or guardians of the baby in the financial year 2017/18, 2016/17, and 2015/16.
c) The number of children diagnosed with any of the following in 2017/18 alone, who had not received the 6-in-1 vaccine when they were a baby because their parent or guardian had refused it.  If a child was diagnosed with more than one of the below, please provide that information:

diphtheria, hepatitis B, Hib, polio, tetanus, or whooping cough