Nurse Winter Vaccination Program
Program closed 7 May 2023
CESPHN is offering funding to general practices who employ a practice nurse to develop and implement activities to drive the uptake of vaccination.
The Nurse Winter Vaccination Program funding aims to decrease vaccine hesitancy amongst vulnerable population groups to protect them from COVID-19 and other vaccine preventable diseases.
The program also aims strengthen and highlight the role of practice nurses in general practice to manage and lead health program initiatives.
Applicants may apply for $2,000 (excluding GST) to deliver a Nurse Winter Vaccination Program.
Download and review the following documents prior to completing application form:
The timeframe for the delivery of activities to meet program objectives is 24 April 2023 to 31 July 2023.
Using active initiatives to improve flu vaccine uptake in NIP eligible cohorts – particularly children aged 6 months to less than 5 years of age who have historically had lower coverage rates than other at risk groups. Using reminder/recall systems to send SMS messages or emails to parents of children in your practice would be beneficial to inform them of the opportunity to have their child vaccinated for free.