Immunisation program

For health practitioners

The PHN supports general practice to deliver quality vaccination services to improve immunisation coverage rates in our region.

COVID-19 and influenza vaccination

We would like to reaffirm our commitment in supporting you conduct safe and efficient influenza vaccinations in your practice this year.

The following resources have been compiled to assist vaccine service providers in providing influenza and other immunisation services to the community during the COVID-19 response.

Read the Queensland Health COVID-19 advice for vaccine service providers here.


2020 influenza vaccination resources:


Recent updates

  • Nationally accredited immunisation courses available for the Central Queensland, Wide Bay, Sunshine Coast PHN region - details below.

Person receiving injection

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For resources or further details about how the PHN can assist your practice, please contact us.

Resources


How we support you

  • Assist and encourage general practices to maintain high immunisation coverage in their patient population to reduce the incidence of vaccine preventable infectious diseases
  • Facilitate educational activities with the Sunshine Coast Public Health Unit targeted at nurses
  • Provide up-to-date immunisation resources and information
  • Develop and execute strategies for improving the timeliness and quality of encounter data forwarded to the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) and Vaccination Information and Vaccination Administration System (VIVAS)
  • Encourage effective and accurate data management and maintenance activities
  • Promote best practice in immunisation and vaccine management

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