Measles Update 4 – 13th March 2019

We wish to remind and reassure everyone under 50yrs that a single dose of MMR gives you 95% protection against measles. And that everyone over 50 yrs is considered protected against measles. We have been advised we will receive more vaccine after lunchtime tomorrow. We don’t know how many, as the 18000 doses arriving from…

Measles Update 3 – 11th March 2019

We have received a limited number of MMR vaccines this afternoon. The following groups should now have received a text or phone invitation to book MMR: Children under 18 years who have not received a single MMR dose Children aged 12mths-15mths, whose caregivers choose to give their 15mth vaccines early This leaves a small amount…

Measles Update 2 – March 10th 2019

We are anticipating that we will receive MMR vaccinations into the practice early this week. At this stage supply is still limited, so we will need to prioritise the roll out of catch-up and early vaccinations. Please watch for a text alert to adults and caregivers about immunisation clinics that will start this week. It…

Measles outbreak in Christchurch

Because of the high demand for the MMR vaccine in Christchurch we are currently unable to order stocks from our supplier. This is likely to change in the next few days. Please DO NOT PHONE  the practice with measles enquiries unless you fall into one of the 3 high priority groups outlined below. These are…

Welcome to Dr Vicki Martin

We are delighted to welcome Dr Vicki Martin, an experienced Christchurch GP to our Practice.  Vicki will be taking over the care of Dr Brigid Loughnan’s patients from 2nd April 2019.  Her hours will be :- Tuesday 1.30 – 5pm                                 Wednesday 10 – 1.30pm                                  Thursday 12.30 – 4pm                                  Friday…

Welcome to Dr Kate Downer

Welcome to Dr Kate Downer We are delighted to announce that Dr Kate Downer will be joining the team here at Cashmere Health on 1st Feb 2019. Should you wish to know more about her, you can see her GP profile on our website in the ‘our Team’ section’ Her books will be open for…