"HOW CAN I GET THEM TO THE DOCTOR?"

You get what we’re on about and you know that HPV immunisation is a good idea – but protection really is greatest when both you and your partner are immunised. So how do we talk about it and how do you get them to the doctor?

Here are some tips on getting them to go to the doctor:

Show them this website 

Show them this website 

Draw a picture

Draw a picture

Tell them there is a party at the doctor’s and you are invited

Tell them there is a party at the doctor’s and you are invited


Get tough. Remind them that HPV cancers are serious for both of you!

Get tough. Remind them that HPV cancers are serious for both of you!

Tell them if you are both protected with the HPV vaccine then you both have the best possible protection

Tell them if you are both protected with the HPV vaccine then you both have the best possible protection

Say there may be a lollipop afterwards

Say there may be a lollipop afterwards


Do at the same time as something else (like renewing your pill prescription)

Do at the same time as something else (like renewing your pill prescription)

Make it a caring couples thing

Make it a caring couples thing

Remind them that it’s free. We all like free stuff

Remind them that it’s free. We all like free stuff

How ever you get your partner to the doctor’s surgery is up to you!

And it’s worth it - HPV cancers are serious for both men and women.