The MMR vaccine protects against 3 infections; measles, mumps and rubella. These are viral infections that can quickly spread to unprotected children and adults – they spread more easily than flu or the common cold
Complications of these disease can be devastating. You can read more about the symptoms, complications, and the vaccine here.
Below is a video explaining the MMR vaccine as part of routine immunisations at one year old
A booster dose of MMR vaccine is given at 3years and 4 months – the video below explains why
Please contact the practice to arrange an appointment for your child’s MMR vaccine if they have not yet been vaccinated.