Measles and Immunisation

Measles is on the increase, with a rapid rise in the number of cases seen in parts of England, and a confirmed case in Scotland. It is a serious illness, but the MMR vaccine is proven to safely offer high levels of protection. It is given in two doses; if you are not sure if your child has had both doses, you can contact your GP practice to confirm.

If your child has never had the MMR – or hasn’t had the complete course – you can contact our vaccination teams to arrange.

Aberdeen City – email: gram.immsservices@nhs.scot

Aberdeenshire & Moray – telephone: 01224 555333

Childhood vaccinations offer protection against many serious illnesses, and you are encouraged to ensure your child is up to date with all of them.

Further information on vaccinations can be found at: Vaccines – Immunisations in Scotland | NHS inform

Further information on measles can be found at: Measles | NHS inform and MMR vaccine – Immunisations in Scotland | NHS inform

 

Fiona Browning

Health Protection Nurse Specialist

NHS Grampian

Summerfield House

2 Eday Road

Aberdeen

AB15 6RE

 

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Bridge of Don Community Council Winter Newsletter

The Bridge of Don Community Council Winter/Christmas newsletter is now available online.  There is lots of information on what our local community groups have been up to, as well as festive information from our churches and schools.  You can view the newsletter via our website homepage at https://bridgeofdoncommunitycouncil.org.uk/

Or directly at at https://bridgeofdoncommunitycouncil.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2023/11/Bridge-of-Don-Community-Council-Newsletter-Winter-2023.pdf

 

National Sleep Helpline

At any given time up to 40% of adults and 50% of children (this rises to 80% with a SEND diagnosis) have difficulties with their sleep.  Yet in a recent survey, almost 60% of adults felt there was a lack of support for sleep issues.  Sleep problems can leave people feeling isolated and lonely.

Our free helpline is run by trained sleep advisors, many of whom are specialists in working with SEND.  We can talk to young people directly, or parents (we can also talk to adults, including older people, about their sleep issues).

The helpline is open 5 times a week, Monday, Tuesday, Thursday evenings 7-9pm, and Monday, Wednesday mornings 9-11am.

The number is 03303 530 541.

You can read more here: https://thesleepcharity.org.uk/national-sleep-helpline/

The National Sleep Helpline Flyer

Aberdeen City Libraries Survey

Aberdeen City Libraries (ACL) is consulting on how our library services can best meet the changing needs of its citizens and communities.  This presents an opportunity for all to reflect, share ideas and help shape the future of our library service. 

 

We have developed a Children & Young People’s version – bit.ly/3s0eqqM – of the consultation for 0-18 years, providing an exciting opportunity for Aberdeen City Libraries to capture the views and voices of children and young people, their parents/carers and practitioners.  We would very much appreciate your support by taking part in the consultation and completing the survey.

 

The short survey can be completed online, downloaded from the website, or using paper copies available in every Aberdeen City Library. 

 

CYP Resources Public Consultation

2023/24 SPREE APP

Dear Parents/Carers

Summer is approaching and there is a way that you can save some money whilst trying to entertain the kids for 6 weeks / 42 days!

Spree has gone digital and for every sign up through the following link, money is also raised for Greenbrae Primary.  Win win!

We would like to invite you to view all of the fabulous offers and to then subscribe to Spree.  There are 2 types of subscriptions to suit everyone’s budgets – £3 per month for a monthly subscription and £20 for an annual subscription.

Please use the following link to find out more –

https://spreebook.com/Aberdeen/fundraiser/Greenbrae-Primary-School/90

Happy saving 😊

From Greenbrae PTA