Southern Measles Campaign

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. 

Communication resources

Posters and social media tiles (please note these come in multiple languages)

Measles Factsheet

Southern Health links

Measles – Te Whatu Ora - Health New Zealand consumer information

Pharmaceutical information

List of Southern pharmacies that can vaccinate. This is as at 6 October. 

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.



Intrahealth Care Plan Update



Query Builds

Medtech & Medtech Evolution

My Practice

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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:

  1. Have No MMR Vaccinations Recorded on your PMS
  2. Look under Patient Lists for the names and details of those patients (A help sheet will be developed to assist you)
  3. Tab 2 has the number of MMR vaccines given by your Practice over the last week


*Currently not available for Profile for Mac PMS