Measles in Southern
We are encouraging the community across Otago and Southland to get immunised against measles. Please find below key information and resources to spread the word. This information was updated on 3 November 2023.
Southern Health links
PMS Process for entering MMR Vaccinations
It is a requirement that all MMR vaccinations are entered in your PMS and opt them onto the NIR within two business days.
Patient Letter you can individualise and attach to Bulk E-mails that you can generate from your Query Build
Text sample -
Hi (Name) We are running a Measles (MMR) immunisation catch up.
We have no record of your Imms. Call for an appointment.
Thanks Practice Nurse (Practice) 03(number)
Visit your Thalamus Dashboard and click on 'Measles Vaccinations Report' This report will give you an indication of the number of patients in your Practice who:
- Have No MMR Vaccinations Recorded on your PMS
- Look under Patient Lists for the names and details of those patients (A help sheet will be developed to assist you)
- Tab 2 has the number of MMR vaccines given by your Practice over the last week
*Currently not available for Profile for Mac PMS