Influenza for the vulnerable including the young can have serious even fatal consequences. We recognise Muslim parent’s concerns and misgivings where childhood flu vaccines may contain some element of pork gelatin.
We will respect parent choice in all circumstances but want to be sure that this choice is based on the best available information.
Following a high number of refusals last year, we will be holding an information event this year to provide this information and advice. This is now scheduled for 9th October 2019 at 11:00.
We will be in touch with parents beforehand.