Please make sure your child is up to date with their immunisations

The NHS has launched a campaign urging parents and carers to book their children in for their missed measles, mumps, and rubella (MMR) vaccine. This follows the announcement of a national incident by the UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA) as cases of measles continue to rise across the country.

  • Two does of the MMR vaccine can stop your child becoming seriously unwell with measles
    • two doses of the safe and effective vaccine are needed for maximum life-long protection, with the first dose given around the child’s first birthday, and the second dose given at around three years and four months old.
  • Measles is not just a childhood disease and can be serious at any age
    • anyone can catch up at any age on any missed doses and it’s never too late to protect yourself.

More information about measles and the MMR vaccine can be found on the NHS website.