Immunisation Weekly Update:

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Dinner & Networking CPD event this week – Last chance to register

Join our immunisation event tomorrow, Thursday 3 August 2023 to learn about the recent addition of Vaxelis® to the childhood NIP schedule as an alternative to Infanrix Hexa® and key differences between the two hexavalent vaccines, as well as an overview of infectious diseases common in children, AIR childhood overdue reports and more.

Date: Thursday, 3 August 2023, 6.30pm – 8.30pm

Location: The Waterfront Function Centre @ St George Motor Boat Club, 2 Wellington Street, Sans Souci, NSW 2219


All immunisation providers including GPs, nurses and pharmacists are encouraged to attend.

New Cold Chain Breach Reporting Form – for SESLHD practices only

South Eastern Sydney Public Health Unit Immunisation team have developed a new online form for reporting cold chain breaches: Cold Chain Breach and Vaccine Wastage Reporting Form. This form takes approximately 25 mins to complete. See SESLHD website for step by step instructions for managing a cold chain breach.

Use this form to report breaches if:

Practices located in Sydney LHD should continue to report using the PDF form.

Free flu vaccinations at Sydney Children’s Hospital

Sydney Children’s Hospitals Network is offering free flu vaccinations at Sydney Children’s Hospital, Randwick and The Children’s Hospital at Westmead.

Bookings for free flu vaccinations will be accepted for children, parents, caregivers from Wednesday 26 July 2023 until 26 August 2023, 8:00am-8:00pm every day.

MatterofVax podcast

In the MatterofVax podcast series, the Immunisation Foundation of Australia explores a range of vaccine-preventable diseases, including meningococcal, pneumococcal, human papillomavirus, influenza and shingles.