Measles is a highly infectious,
viral illness which can cause fever, malaise, cough, conjunctivitis and rash.
Measles is often severe, complicated by ear infection, pneumonia, diarrhoea and
in some cases, acute encephalitis. Immunisation is the best way to reduce your
Selected pharmacies are able to provide the measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)
Who should receive the vaccine?
* Healthcare workers
* Those working in childcare, long term care or
* Anyone born after 1966 who has not had the full
schedule (2 vaccinations)
We can vaccinate adults aged over 18 years, please
speak to your l Pharmacist if you have questions about your requirement
for the vaccine or any other queries you may have. You will need to receive 2
vaccinations, at least 4 weeks apart.
If you are pregnant or planning to fall pregnant within the next 3
months - please speak to your GP for more advice.