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Worried about Measles?
Posted or Updated on 28 Jan 2024
We know parents and carers will be concerned to hear the current news about the rising numbers of cases of measles in NW London in recent weeks.
We appreciate that you may have some questions regarding vaccines, and that’s why we have given a link to a free, easy to read guide on UK childhood vaccinations answering your common questions. The guide, from the British Society for Immunology, explains how vaccines work and how they effectively protect you and your family from disease, as well as providing up-to-date information on the current vaccination schedule for children in the UK. Guide to Childhood Vaccinations
Please call us at Mountwood Surgery on 01923 828488 if you want to check your child's vaccination status or book an MMR vaccine for measles.
If you want to find out more about the measles outbreak and the vaccination programme here are some more links about this story:
London at risk of measles outbreaks
Measles vaccine campaign targets unprotected millions - BBC News