Having spoken to a number of Principals across the country today it is evident that not all are aware that the Irish Science Teachers Association are part of the HPV Alliance. It would be advisable to ask your Principal what is the position of this in your school and has this been approved by the Board of Management. They are no different in that they will need the approval to carry out their support within the school working day and class time.
A separate fact sheet on HPV vaccine has been produced for teachers this year so
they can help to provide accurate information about HPV vaccine to students
It appears that Kevin Kelleher has forgotten that he is actually working for the HSE and not the Department of Education & Skills as from the line above. So he is going to advise teachers how to do their job!