Immunisation Weekly Update:

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Lunch and Learn: How to Action Immunisation Overdue Reports

Join us online for an in-depth look at Childhood Immunisation Overdue Reports and learn the tips and tricks to reduce the number of children on your practice’s report.

  • About: Identify children marked as overdue for a scheduled immunisation using immunisation reports extracted from the Australian Immunisation Register.
  • When: Tuesday 29 August 2023 | 12:30pm – 1:00pm
  • Register

Not receiving overdue reports?

Register your practice to receive Childhood Immunisation Overdue Reports – emailed monthly to your practice.

Recording available: Childhood Vaccination and Infectious Diseases update

  • About: recent updates to the childhood National Immunisation Program (NIP) schedule, specifically regarding the addition of Vaxelis, and key differences between the hexavalent vaccines available on the NIP.

NSW Health community influenza resources and winter respiratory campaign

NSW Health has a number of influenza resources and winter respiratory information for the community available on the NSW Health website. This includes in-language resources and information on free influenza vaccination for higher-risk groups. As flu continues to circulate, sharing these resources with the community can help encourage vaccination, staying home when sick and hand hygiene.

Japanese encephalitis learning resource

Japanese encephalitis (JE) is a vaccine-preventable disease. Since early 2022, there have been outbreaks of JE in several parts of Australia, which led to the JE situation being declared a Communicable Disease Incident of National Significance.

NCIRS has developed a Japanese encephalitis learning resource to support registered nurses and midwives administering the JE vaccine. Updates to this version include the addition of information regarding the discarding of the remaining vaccine when administering a half dose of the JEspect vaccine to children aged ≥2 months to <3 years (see pp. 35 and 40).

Translated resources: Childhood immunisation

The Department of Health and Aged Care offers translated resources for its ‘One more way you keep them safe’ childhood immunisation campaign.