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Rubella

Also known as: German Measles

If your child is affected by a medical condition or disability we can help. Call our freephone helpline on 0808 808 3555 to get information, support and advice. You can also browse our range of parent guides on aspects of caring for a disabled child in our resource library.

Meet other parents onlineon our online community.

Please see below for reliable medical information on Rubella produced by alternative providers.

NHS Choices
www.nhs.uk/conditions

Patient UK
www.patient.info/health

Although alternative links have been selected with great care, Contact  cannot accept responsibility for any inaccuracies or errors. Alternative information providers comply with the Information Standard and give details of their quality control procedures on their website, which includes review of information by a qualified medical professional.

Is there support?

There is no support group for rubella in the UK. Information and support for Deafness associated with rubella is provided by Sense (see entry Deafblindness). Meet other parents online in our online community.

Talk to other families about your child's condition

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Visit our online advice and support or read all about diagnosis.


You can also call us if you need information or advice on any aspect of caring for a disabled child. Monday to Friday, 9.30am to 5pm.


0808 808 3555 or helpline@contact.org.uk