Free NHS children’s vaccinations webinars this October – your questions answered

17 Oct 2022
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Free NHS children’s vaccinations webinars this October – your questions answered

Parents and carers of children aged one to nine can hear all about common childhood diseases, the importance of polio, MMR and flu vaccines, and put their vaccinations questions to children’s health experts at two free online events this October.

The panel, including London public health experts and senior paediatric consultants from Evelina Children’s Hospital, will discuss common questions about childhood vaccinations. They will also be taking questions from members of the public.

The 45-minute events will take place on:

  • Wednesday 19 October:              6.30 – 7.15pm
  • Friday 21 October:                        10.30 – 11.15am

The event is being organised by NHS south east London and the expert panel of speakers includes:

  • Dr Ronny Cheung, Consultant Paediatrician, Joint Head of Service, General Paediatrics, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Dr Jonathan Cohen, Consultant in Paediatric Immunology & Infectious Diseases, Evelina London Children’s Hospital, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust
  • Sangeeta Leahy, Director of Public Health, London Borough of Southwark
  • Dr Angela Bhan, Director for Bromley – south east London Integrated Care System, specialist public health doctor

The events will be hosted by Dr Toby Garrood, Joint Medical Director – south east London Integrated Care System, Consultant Rheumatologist, Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust

The events are free, and parents/carers can book online at:

Book Wednesday 19 October

Book Friday 21 October

Find more information in our Polio vaccination Frequently Asked Questions.

Other useful links

Have your polio vaccine now – information for parents (gov.uk)

Information leaflet for parents in different languages (healthpublications.gov.uk)

Information about polio (nhs.uk)