Immunisation is one of the best health interventions ever introduced. Every year vaccination helps save 3 million lives worldwide and helps protect against serious diseases such as flu, measles, mumps, whooping cough, meningitis, and polio. Find out why immunisation’s important and what a vaccine protects against at NHS Inform.
NHS Forth Valley has a high uptake rate for immunisations and current figures can be viewed on the Health Protection Scotland and ISD Scotland websites.
Childhood Immunisation Statistics (ISD Scotland)