Key facts about the HPV vaccine
The HPV vaccine protects against some types of HPV that can cause cancer, including cervical cancer.
The HPV vaccine called Gardasil is offered free in schools. If you are eligible, you may also be able to have it free at your GP surgery.
You can also pay to have the HPV vaccine.
Cervical screening is an important test even if you have had the HPV vaccine.
The HPV vaccine protects against some types of human papillomavirus (HPV) that can cause cancer and other conditions like genital warts. It is offered free in schools and is also available privately.