What is it?

The Monash Health Immunisation Service was established in 2012.

It is a nurse-led all-age immunisation drop in service with adult and paediatric immunisation physician support and clinics. It provides immunisation education and management for high risk groups including oncology, renal, diabetic, respiratory and cardiac, transplant, hyposplenic and asplenic patients. It can provide opportunistic immunisation for inpatients and outpatients according to the National Immunisation Program (NIP), flu vaccination, and antenatal immunisation. It has a dedicated BCG clinic (GP referral required) as well as services dedicated to immunisation adverse events.

Contact

Telephone: 1300 882 924 (option 4)
Pager: 4488 via switchboard 9594 6666
Email: immunisation@monashhealth.org
Facsimile: 03 9594 6325

Resources

Reviewed by: Joanne Hickman (ANUM Monash Immunisation, Monash Health), Jim Buttery (Paediatrician/ ID physician, Monash Health) and Rachael McGuire (SAEFVIC Research Nurse, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute)

Date: February 2018

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