‘Immunisation is a simple, safe, and effective way of protecting people against harmful diseases before they come into contact with them. Immunisation protects not only individuals, but also others in the community by reducing the spread of preventable diseases.’
Northern Queensland Primary Health Network (NQPHN) supports vaccine service providers to increase immunisation coverage within the North Queensland region through the National Immunisation Program (NIP) Schedule and the Immunisation Schedule Queensland.
Immunisation resources, including training and education opportunities, are provided below.
- PRODA registration is required for the Organisation or the Individual to access AIR
- Application to register as a vaccination provider
- Supporting and understanding delegations in HPOS to enable access to the AIR resource Supporting and understanding delegations in HPOS to enable access to the Australian Immunisation Register | NCIRS
- Using the AIR – e-learning education modules
- Enhancing the data quality of vaccination encounters
- Resources for health professionals including reports
- Australian Immunisation Register 010A Due/Overdue Report by Immunisation Practice User Guide
- Australian Immunisation Handbook
- Australian Immunisation Handbook mobile app
- Influenza information for Queensland vaccine service providers
- Influenza vaccination 2022 – information and resources for health professionals
- Information for GPs – people with egg allergies
- MumBubVax is a new evidence-based website that assists in answering questions about vaccination in pregnancy and for new babies.
- Pneumosmart Vaccination Tool
- The National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance (NCIRS) has developed fact sheets and resources for immunisation providers, including disease and safety fact sheets.
- The National Vaccine Storage Guidelines ‘Strive for 5’ resource collection – Includes guidelines, posters, stickers and appendices.
- Cold chain breaches – Queensland Health
- Order, store and manage vaccines
- Following vaccination – what to expect and what to do – available to download and orders for hard copy
- Injection site reactions information sheet
- How to report an adverse event following immunisation – Queensland Health
Public Health Units are located within Hospital and Health Services (HHSs) across the state. Public Health Units focus on:
- protecting health
- preventing disease, illness and injury
- promoting health and wellbeing at a population or whole of community level.
Contact the Public Health Unit closest to you here.
Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) general enquiries (assistance with immunisation histories for parents and VSPs): 1800 653 809
- Online courses for immunisation providers from Queensland Health
- NCIRS - Sharing knowledge about immunisation
- Australian Immunisation Register (AIR) - eLearning
- Using the Australian Immunisation Register (AIR)
- ASCIA – Anaphylaxis e-training for health professionals 2023
- Department of Health - National vaccine storage guidelines 'Strive for 5'
- Department of Health – Immunisation Handbook
- MumBubVax eLearning modules for healthcare providers
- Department of Health – Childhood Immunisation video resources
- Immunisation Coalition webinars
Northern Queensland PHN is supporting the Australian Government’s COVID-19 vaccination program rollout, working closely with healthcare providers and all levels of government, as well as other key partners in health, to ensure a successful vaccine rollout across our region.
For more COVID-19 vaccine information click here.