Child vaccinated 'without consent'

27th October 2000 at 01:00
A PARENT has asked police to investigate after her five-year-old son was allegedly vaccinated at school against meningitis C without her consent.

Rose Fox claims she did not sign the consentform and that the action amounted to assault. The North Staffordshire NHS Trust, which runs the nursing service at Sneyd Green primary, Stoke-on-Trent is still looking into the matter.

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