MMR Vaccines


The NHS has recently sent out texts to young people or their parents/carers regarding the MMR vaccine. The texts say that the patient may not have had one or both MMR vaccines (Measles Mumps and Rubella). We have received many phone calls about this, and on checking the records we have found that the texts have been incorrectly targeted, and all records we have checked have shown that the full course has been received.

Please help us by checking the Red Book  or the NHS App before contacting us – we have over 4000 patients who potentially have received texts. Our phone lines are extremely busy, which may prevent patients who need urgent help from getting through.

If the Red Book or the NHS App do not show that two doses of the MMR have been received (usually at 13 months and 3 years 4 months) please contact us via our Patient Triage Service.

Please allow 2 weeks after your response for us to check records before chasing us. If we find that you / your child need the vaccine, we will send you a link to book the appointment at a convenient time for you. If we find that you / your child is fully vaccinated, we will reply to let you know.

If the Red Book / NHS App do show both vaccines, there is no need to contact us.

We really appreciate your support with this!

If you / your child is unwell and you are concerned it could be measles, please contact us via our Patient Triage Service.

Published: Feb 12, 2024