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Public consultation: HPV vaccination recommendations

Public consultation: HPV vaccination recommendations

The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has advised that a public consultation is now open on proposed changes to human papillomavirus vaccination recommendations in the Australian Immunisation Handbook.

Immunisation rates for children remain high but still work to be done

Immunisation rates for children remain high but still work to be done

Overall vaccination rates for children in South Eastern NSW remain higher than the NSW state and Australian national averages for all ages, however there are some areas where immunisation rates are potentially too low to prevent the outbreak of disease

Hepatitis B vaccination shortage

Hepatitis B vaccination shortage

Due to a precautionary manufacturing halt of Engerix-B® there is currently a shortage of the adult formulation available to Australia, which is expected to continue until at least January 2018.

Hepatitis C Treatment Service at Bega Valley Community Health

Hepatitis C Treatment Service at Bega Valley Community Health

Dr David Clark Infectious Diseases Physician, South East Regional Hospital (SERH) and Fiona McKenna Registered Nurse, Bega Valley Community Health service (SERH) are providing a Hepatitis C Treatment Clinic, with the new direct acting antiviral treatment, for people living with chronic hepatitis C infection.

It’s not too late to have the flu shot

It’s not too late to have the flu shot

With NSW currently in the midst of its worst flu season on record, COORDINARE – South Eastern NSW PHN is encouraging local residents to consider a last minute influenza vaccination.

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy

Influenza vaccination during pregnancy

Vaccination remains the best protection pregnant women and their newborn babies have against influenza.

Immunisation rates for children in South Eastern NSW in 2015-16

Immunisation rates for children in South Eastern NSW in 2015-16

Overall vaccination rates for children in South Eastern NSW have increased significantly and were higher than the Australian national average, according to the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).

Immunisation update

Immunisation update

In November 2016, COORDINARE partnered with the Public Health Unit for the yearly immunisation update.

Public Health Unit: vaccine availability update

Public Health Unit: vaccine availability update

With flu season upon us and many practices in full swing with vaccinations the Public Health Unit would like to provide some updated information on vaccine availability.

Further Strengthening No Jab, No Pay

Further Strengthening No Jab, No Pay

On May 1 the Department published a media release building on their No Jab, No Pay policy.