Private Eye Special Report on MMR

  title={Private Eye Special Report on MMR},
  author={David A C Elliman and Helen E Bedford},
  journal={BMJ : British Medical Journal},
It is four years since the Lancet published work by the Inflammatory Bowel Disease Study Group from the Royal Free Hospital on a possible link between autism and bowel problems. In view of subsequent events it is sometimes hard to believe that the paper actually included the statement “We did not prove an association between measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and the syndrome described.” Despite this, immediately following publication one of the members of the group, Andrew Wakefield… Expand
Re C (A Child) (Immunisation: Parental Rights) [2003] EWCA Civ 1148
The debate surrounding the safety of the combined measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) vaccine continues to distract and divide doctors, parents, journalists and politicians. Most prominently, Dr AndrewExpand
Immunisation policy: from compliance to concordance?
  • J. Vernon
  • Medicine
  • The British journal of general practice : the journal of the Royal College of General Practitioners
  • 2003
The concepts of herd immunity, altruism, and informed consent are explored in this discussion paper, which suggests immunisation policy should move to a policy where people are actively involved and their views respected. Expand