Gillick Competency: Vaccines for Children in UK

Jane Werrell
By Jane Werrell
September 15, 2021NTD UK News

As the UK’s chief medical officers recommend a single dose of the vaccine to healthy children aged 12 to 15, it’s brought up the issue of parental consent. The vaccines minister says children could make a decision against their parents’ wishes, but only following a meeting with a clinician.

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