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MMR - single measles jabs Birmingham/Midlands

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jakeandjasmine Thu 21-Nov-13 22:28:10

Hi there

My daughter had her first single measles jab with Dr John Oakley in Sutton this year but I had a letter today advising he is retiring. I spent a lot of time researching to find someone trustworthy in this minefield of a subject and this leaves me with two problems I need help with (n.b. please DO NOT turn this into a single vaccines V MMR debate that is not the point here!)

1 - does anyone know the minimum amount of time you can have between first single measles and booster?
2 - does anyone know anyone else similar to Dr John - reputable consultant paediatrician - offering this service rather than these horrible huge clinics that pop up and disappear? Does not necessarily have to be in Birmingham could travel.
Many thanks

sashh Fri 22-Nov-13 07:15:58

Can't answer your question but a suggestion.

Why not get her immunity checked? She might not need a second jab

CatherinaJTV Fri 22-Nov-13 08:34:19

1 - any time that is longer than 30 days is fine for MMR spacing.
2 - I have no idea, few clinics come up on google, can't your Dr. Oakley recommend someone who is not full of woo or greed?

Wuxiapian Fri 22-Nov-13 08:37:34

Watching ith interest.

Want to get my 2 DSs the single jabs and am in Birmingham.

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