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.
Add new vaccination
Type part of the vaccines name in the white box and select the appropriate vaccine from the drop-down menu.
Alternatively, click on a preset Vaccine Group that appears on the left-hand side. These batches are set up in the Vaccine Group editor.
Add new medication
Tick the Medication box
Type part of the medication name in the white box and select the appropriate medication from the drop-down menu
Vaccine and medication administration details
Enter details for the vaccine or medication as prompted.
If the “Claim” checkbox 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.
National Immunisation Register
If your practice is participating in the NIR program and the child was born after the start date for the program, the NIR registration options will be available.
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.