MMR catch-up could be a big ask

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MMR catch-up could be a big ask

Bryan Betty
RNZCGP medical director Bryan Betty says the campaign is the right thing to do, but could be a big ask
“Data for that age group was one of our biggest struggles, people didn’t know if they were immunised or not, and their medical records haven’t followe

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Would be good to offer opportunistic vaccination when doing flu vaccinations however General Practice needs to be properly funded to cover the extra work  and we should not be expected to do all the work for one vaccine claim. Some practices may not be able to cope with the extra work and demands of this though especially if/when coronavirus strikes.