If you're not sure whether you or your child have had all your routine vaccinations, ask your GP or practice nurse to find out for you. It may be possible to 'catch up' later in life.
Try to make sure you or your child have vaccinations delivered on time to ensure protection against serious communicable diseases.
If you're going to be away from the GP surgery when a vaccination is due, talk to your doctor. It may be possible to arrange for vaccination at a different location.
In 1915 the single leading cause of death of 1-4 year-old children in the UK was measles - 11,498 children died. In 2015 the single leading cause of death was a brain tumour, killing fewer than 20 children (1)
(1) Office for National Statistics: https://www.ons.gov.uk/peoplepopulationandcommunity/birthsdeathsandmarriages/deaths/articles/causesofdeathover100years/2017-09-18
Our Practice Nurses are available for advice and immunisations. An appointment should be made at least 6 weeks prior to travel. Further information can be found here.