Measles vaccination campaign

One third of parents in Totnes haven't had their children vaccinated against measles, mumps and rubella. Health professionals have started a campaign to increase take-up.

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Totnes GP: Schools are 'neglectful' if not recommending measles jab

More pupils are getting measles jabs since the outbreak Credit: ITV Westcountry

A GP in Totnes says schools are being neglectful if they don't recommend the measles jab for pupils.

Totnes has the one of the lowest vaccination rates in the country. Dr Dylan Watkins from Leatside Surgery is holding a meeting for local schools and health professionals today.

It will focus on ten to sixteen year olds who haven't been vaccinated.

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