Immunisation Resources

 

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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
Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events
Anaphylaxis requirements
  1. Download: Anaphylaxis response kit - Immunisation Handbook
  2. Download: Managing anaphylaxis after vaccination - Immunisation Handbook
  3. Download: Anaphylaxis wallchart or order: A3 poster - Australian Prescriber
  4. Download: Anaphylaxis recognition of symptoms - ASCIA
  5. Download: Adrenaline dose chart - Australian Prescriber
Clinical tools
COVID-19 vaccine 
Participation in roll-out
Education
Clinical Tools

COVID-19 Clinical Flowcharts

Department of Health 
ATAGI - Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation
TGA - Therapeutic Goods Administration
Anaphylaxis
 Vaccine Safety and Adverse Events
Resources

DOH posters for your practice

NSW Health posters and signs for your pactice

 

Data Extraction Tools
Latest Articles
Handbook
Access the Australian Immunisation Handbook
Resources from the Australian Immunisation Handbook
AIR | PRODA
Government AIR user guides 
PRODA

Authentication file log in to AIR will soon be decommissioned. You will soon only be able to access AIR via a PRODA account.

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Need help? Call the PRODA team on 1800 700 199

PRODA delegations (to access AIR)
How to use online AIR functions

Helpful resources and videos created by QLD Health: Using the Australian Immunisation Register

How to:

Generate Reports: AIR Overdue immunisation

Would you prefer your PHN to send you your practice's Overdue childhood immunsation report? Contact immunisation@cesphn.com.au to register your interest.

AIR data quality
Request Access to the AIR 

 

Authorised Nurse Immuniser
Immunisation qualification

Upon completion of accreditation program, RNs will be able to immunise independent of medical officers in NSW. If practicing outside of NSW, check health policies in the relevant state or territory to confirm eligibility to immunise independent of medical officers.

*HESA accredited programs - Health Education Services Australia

NSW Ministry of Health Policy

 

 

CPD - Continuing Professional Development

To maintain authority to immunise, registered nurses must annually review best practice policy for immunisation. 

This may be, but is not limited to, attendance at seminars on current practices. An annual statement of proficiency in cardio-pulmonary resuscitation (CPR) must also be obtained.

Authorised Pharmacist Immuniser
Covid-19 Vaccine
Recording to AIR - How to guidelines
  • MedAdvisor - How to record immunisations and upload to AIR
  • GuildNG - How to submit vaccination records to the AIR

Vaccines from community pharmacy – at a glance - NCIRS (April 2020)

Standards and Guidelines
Forms
Information
Accredited training programs
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. 

 
Cold Chain Management

Introduction for new staff 

National requirements

Equipment 

Monitoring 

NSW requirements

Cold Chain Breach (CCB)

Need to report a cold chain breach?

To report a breach, email your Public Health Unit (PHU):

  1. completed Cold Chain Breach and Vaccine Wastage Reporting Form (June 2020)
  2. data logger records 
  3. min/max temperature records

Email for South Eastern Sydney PHU: SESLHD-PublicHealthUnit-IMMTeam@health.nsw.gov.au
Email for Sydney PHU: SLHD-Immunisation@health.nsw.gov.au

Alternative vaccine storage - Power failure or fridge malfunction

Data Loggers

Cold Chain when Moving Premesis