Guidance for healthcare professionals

There is guidance available for healthcare professionals about the MMR vaccine and the diseases this protects against.

Measles guidance

More guidance about national measles immunisation can be found in chapter 21 of the UKHSA’s green book (external website). 

View guidance for the control of measles incidents and outbreaks in Scotland (external website).

Mumps guidance

Guidance on mumps: risk in pregnancy, infection in healthcare settings and the MMR vaccine can be found on the UKHSA website (external website)

Guidance on when to use immunoglobulin for mumps can be found on the UKHSA website (external website)

More guidance about national mumps immunisation can be found in chapter 23 of the UKHSA’s green book (external website).

Rubella guidance

More guidance about national rubella immunisation can be found in chapter 28 of the UKHSA’s green book (external website).  

Last updated: 06 October 2022