B Part of It NT - Meningococcal B Vaccine Study 2023
Darwin High School will be involved in B Part of It NT, a study of the meningococcal B vaccine. The licenced vaccine is safe and proven to protect against meningococcal B disease, a rare but severe disease.
The study nurses will visit schools across Northern Territory to offer free Meningococcal B vaccination to students in years 10, 11 and 12 (14 to 19 year olds).
If your child joined the study in previous years, you do not need to sign another consent for them this year. The B Part of It NT study team will inform Darwin High School if your child has already joined the study.
Darwin High School Immunisations dates: Friday 28 April and Friday 21 July 2023
Please read the information contained in the online information sheet and consent form https://is.gd/BPartofitNT. If you want your child to join the study, please fill in the student’s details and sign the online consent form.
Alternatively, students can collect information sheets and consent form from Students Services. The consent form must be returned to Student Services by Friday 21 April.
If you want to find out more information about the study, please contact the study co-ordinator at: [email protected] 0476599247. You can also ask for a hard copy of the information and consent form if you prefer to fill it out on paper.
For more information see: https://bpartofitnt.com.au/