Improving childhood immunisation rates, particularly within identified low rate areas or ‘hotspots’ or ‘at risk’ groups, is a key priority of SEMPHN. An increase in immunisation rates will work towards improving the overall health and wellbeing of children within our community.
Through its commissioning process, SEMPHN will contract a lead organisation(s) to support immunisation providers within these identified ‘hotspot’ areas by providing a range of effective interventions to address possible barriers to childhood vaccinations.
This may include provider-based interventions (e.g. educational webinars for GP Practice staff) or system-orientated interventions (e.g. home visits, engagement with schools). This approach has been guided by consultation with key stakeholders, evidence, and population data.
See more information about immunisation for General Practice and health professionals.
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South Eastern Melbourne PHN acknowledges the traditional custodians of the land our catchment covers, the Boon Wurrung and Wurundjeri people. We pay respect to them, their culture and their Elders past, present and future, and uphold their relationship to this land.
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