Immunisation

Immunisation Program Officers 

immunisation@cesphn.com.au 

1300 986 991 select option 4 for Immunisation

Brooke Willoughby-Thomas - 02 9304 8627

Kira Wright - 02 9304 8621

Mimi Campbell - 02 9304 8629

The Central and Eastern Sydney PHN Immunisation Program aims to reduce the incidence of vaccine preventable diseases in the community by providing appropriate and timely information about vaccine preventable diseases and the National Immunisation Schedule to immunisation providers and the community, and promote the delivery of the National Immunisation Program (NIP). 

Support for general practice

We support general practices to:

  • Maintain high standards of cold-chain management in accordance with the National Guidelines to ensure vaccine efficacy
  • Deliver immunisation services in accordance with the National Immunisation Program and the NSW Immunisation Schedule
  • Adopt a sustainable approach to reporting immunisation encounters to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
  • Optimise child immunisation coverage rates through review of overdue children and recall and reminder services

General practice visits

The Immunisation Program Officers can visit practices to assist with:

  • Supporting immunisation providers with information and resources
  • Supporting practices to review lists of children overdue for immunisation
  • Providing training regarding AIR online access
  • Advice and support in the event of a cold-chain failure
  • Onsite visits to conduct training on cold chain procedures
  • Assistance with data logging of vaccine fridges for accreditation, cold chain breaches and installation of new refrigerators
  • Data logger support and demonstrations