Immunisation Resources

 

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Introduction - NSW - guidelines
Immunisation in NSW

Immunisation Toolkit for General Practices

This Toolkit was developed to support general practices to implement the NSW Immunisation Program.

NSW Health have developed this Toolkit to support general practices

 
NIP Schedule
Funded NIP vaccines (NIP funded)
Funded catch-up vaccine (NIP funded)
Funded NSW vaccine (NSW Health funded) 
Recommended (including non-funded) vaccines
At-risk patients - Additional vaccinations
Clinical information & tools

Clinical tools

Immunisation Handbook
Access the Australian Immunisation Handbook
Resources from the Australian Immunisation Handbook
AIR | PRODA
Anaphylaxis | AEFI | Vaccine Safety
GP requirement: Basic Life Support
Adverse Events Following Immunisation

Reporting AEFIs

Anaphylaxis Kit

Minimum requirements for an anaphylaxis kit:

  • Anaphylaxis response kit - requirements as per Australian Immunisation Handbook
  • One kit per treatment room
  • Check adrenaline expiry date 
Anaphylaxis e-Training

The ASCIA anaphylaxis e-training course for health professionals 2021

  • This course was developed by the Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA).
  • This free anaphylaxis course takes approximately 1.5 hours to complete and is suitable for all health professionals, including medical practitioners and nurses.

Download resources 

Vaccine safety 

COVID-19 vaccine safety

General vaccine safety & resources 

  

Catch Up Schedules
Vaccine Account Number (VAN) | NSW vaccine centre
How to apply for a new VAN

To request new a vaccine account, email your Public Health Unit (PHU) with your contact details:

Which PHU does my practice belong to?
Ordering vaccines 

Order NIP vaccines from the NSW Vaccine Centre, once you have a vaccine account number:

Forms
GP Fax from NSW Health
Vaccine Information Sheet

The Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) is a national register that records vaccinations given to people of all ages in Australia.

Vaccination providers should record all vaccines given to patients on the AIR − including children, adolescent and adult vaccines.