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ImmNuZ

Electronic copies of our ImmNuZ newsletter for health professionals

This issue of ImmNuZ is dedicated to the 2017 National Immunisation Schedule changes:

  • Immunisation Handbook 2017
  • Changes to funded Schedule vaccines from 1 July
    • Transition from RotaTeq to Rotarix
    • Transition from Act-HIB to Hiberix
    • Addition of Varilrix for healthy children
    • Transition from Prevenar 13 to Synflorix on the routine Schedule
      • Continuation of Prevenar 13 for eligible 'special groups'
    • Transition from M-M-R II to Priorix
  • Gardasil and Gardasil 9 Schedule change refresher

2017

This issue of ImmNuZ includes information on:

2016

This issue of ImmNuZ includes information on:

  • Maintaining the cold chain over the holiday season
  • The new, improved National Cold Chain Audit
  • 0800 IMMUNE Christmas/New Year hours
  • Education courses in 2017
  • HPV immunisation from 1 January 2017
  • Requests for early immunisation, and
  • Management of tetanus-prone wounds

This issue of ImmNuZ includes information on the:

  • HPV and chickenpox vaccine Schedule changes due in 2017
  • National Cold Chain Audit launch
  • New Zealand influenza Symposium 2016 (NZiS) on 2 November 2016
  • 2016 National Immunisation Workshop held on 8–9 September, and
  • Influenza and Tdap immunisation during pregnancy
ImmNuZ - August 2016 - Issue 90

This issue of ImmNuZ includes:

This issue of ImmNuZ includes:

  • Immunisation Handbook 2014 2nd Edition Available now
  • New Zealand influenza Symposium – 2 November 2016
  • Vaccinator Training Course – Flexible Learning
  • Online HPV Vaccination Module Free
  • Eligibility for pneumococcal vaccines – An update notice
  • From the phones
    • Funding/Eligibility for MMR vaccine
    • Immunisation records
    • Influenza Immunisation Programme end date
  • Subscribe to ImmNuZ and our Well Child/Tamariki Ora Newsletter
  • IMAC is now on Facebook and Twitter
  • Cold chain matters
    • Vaccine stock management
    • M-M-R® II diluent storage

This issue of ImmNuZ includes:

  • IMAC Professional Development Days Registrations close 29 April
  • IMAC Education Courses 2016
  • Immunisation Week 2-8 May
  • Avoid a vaccination error
  • Cold chain matters
    • Cold chain accreditation documents
    • Data loggers
    • Reporting a cold chain excursion
  • From the phones ...
    • Health professionals - please 'Press 1'
    • Influenza vaccine administration
    • Influenza Immunisation Programme resources
    • Cancer and asthma influenza vaccine eligibility

This issue of ImmNuZ includes:

  • Safe practice – vaccines are prescription medicines
  • Special report: Mortality and morbidity of pertussis in children and young people in New Zealand 2002–2014
  • Immunisation Week, 2–8 May2016
  • Influenza Immunisation Programme FAQs
  • Cold chain matters

2015

This issue of ImmNuZ includes:

  • Cold chain doesn't take a break
  • ProPharma and 0800 IMMUNE Christmas/New Year hours
  • Early administration of vaccines
  • Management of tetanus-prone wounds
  • Minimum intervals between vaccine doses
  • Well Child Week 2016
  • A 2016 education update

Last updated: May 2017