National Measles Incident

Due to recent outbreaks of measles elsewhere in the UK, The UK Health Security Agency has advised that it is likely that we will see measles cases in Greater Manchester.


Measles is highly infectious and can cause serious health consequences. The MMR vaccine is a safe and effective way to protect from measles, mumps and rubella.


Please check that your child has had their MMR.



‘Think Measles’: be familiar with the symptoms of measles and ready to isolate children with suspected measles quickly. This means keeping the child apart from others until they can be collected by a parent or carer. Advice for parents can be found at...What to do if you think your child has measles and when to keep them off school - The Education Hub (