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Entries for February 2016

An 18 month old whooping cough booster has been added to the National Immunisation Program (NIP), with vaccine available to vaccination providers from March 2016.   The documents below are being mailed out to vaccination providers commencing Wednesday 17 February 2016. They will also be avai...

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The Chief Medical Officer (CMO) has sent a letter to vaccination providers providing early advice on arrangements for the 2016 National Immunisation Program Influenza Vaccines. Key features of the 2016 National Immunisation Program influenza vaccine include that:  Influenza vaccines will be a...

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Important information for GPs, with downloadable resources for your practice. Details: The Department of Health and Human Services has been notified of four confirmed cases of measles in adult individuals who reside in the Brunswick area. To date, no common exposure sites for the cases have been ...

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As of Friday 5 February 2016, a large number of practices, registrars and RTOs remained affected by a Department of Human Services processing delay of GP registrar provider numbers.  GPSA and the Australian Chief Executives of GP training RTO's called for priority to be given to ...

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