Immunisations

View immunisation and medication history

Click on the Imms/Meds Tab, at the bottom of the Clinical Notes screen.

Previous immunisations will be displayed in a list. You can filter this list by typing in the blue field above any column.

Double click on any line to see further details.

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Add new vaccination or medication

To add a vaccine, type part of the name in the white box and select it from the drop-down menu.

To add a medication, tick the Medication box before typing in the name.

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Immunisations 1Certain “vaccine groups” will appear on the left-hand side. Click on these to add certain vaccines or medications, depending on the patient’s details.

These batches are set up in the Vaccine Group editor.

 

 


You will then be prompted to enter details for the vaccine or medication.

Most fields require you to choose from the drop-down menu.

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If the “Claim” box is ticked (at the bottom right), an immunisation claim will be attempted when the notes are closed.

  • Claims are only made for correct combinations of vaccines , indications and the Given Status
  • Separate claims are made for funded vaccines (OA), meningitis (MB) and influenza (FA, FV)
  • Specific rules may apply e.g. Prevenar is funded high risk children and for children born after 1st Jan 2008.

Immunisations 5If your practice is participating in the NIR program and the child was born after the start date for the program, the NIR selection of the screen will be active.

Explain the NIR program to the parent/guardian, including the transfer of immunisation information to the register. Choose the correct option depending on their answer.

If the vaccine is for meningococcal B or the child is registered on the NIR:

  • Ensure that all the relevant information is provided for the child including the name, NHI number, date of birth, gender, address and next of kin details (if necessary click on the Patients Name and add Next of Kin in the Relationships area of Patient Details.
  • Ensure that all the information is complete for the vaccine including the status, indication, site, and batch number and expiry dates.

New Zealand Immunisation Schedule

Updated 1/7/2017

Age Diseases covered and vaccines
6 weeks
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Hepatitis B/Haemophilus influenzae type b
1 injection (INFANRIX® -hexa)
Pneumococcal
1 injection (Synflorix PCV10®)
3 months Rotavirus
1 oral vaccine (Rotarix®)
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Hepatitis B/Haemophilus influenzae type b
1 injection (INFANRIX® -hexa)
Pneumococcal
1 injection (Synflorix PCV10®)
5 months Rotavirus
1 oral vaccine (Rotarix®)
Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio/Hepatitis B/Haemophilus influenzae type b
1 injection (INFANRIX® -hexa)
Pneumococcal
1 injection (Synflorix PCV10®)
15 months Haemophilus influenzae type b
1 injection (Act-HIB)
Measles/Mumps/Rubella
1 injection (M-M-R® ll)
Pneumococcal
1 injection (Synflorix PCV10®)
Chickenpox /Varicella
1 Injection (Varilix)
4 years Diphtheria/Tetanus/Pertussis/Polio
Measles/Mumps/Rubella
1 injection (M-M-R® ll)
11 years Tetanus/Diphtheria/Pertussis
1 injection (BOOSTRIX™)
Chickenpox /Varicella
1 Injection (Varilix) (If no chickenpox / vaccine not given previously)
12 years
girls only
Human papillomavirus
3 doses given over 6 months (GARDASIL®)
45 years Diphtheria/Tetanus
1 injection (ADT™ Booster)
65 years Diphtheria/Tetanus
1 injection (ADT™ Booster)
Influenza
1 Injection (annually)