Immunisation Update: Changes to the Australian National Immunisation Program Schedule 2020
The National Immunisation Schedule is reviewed on an annual basis leading to minor and, at times, significant changes. The vaccination schedule is a significant public health effort to ensure the health of our populations and therefore it is important that all paediatric/child health nurses & midwives understand the latest updates.
Nurse Unit Manager, Refugee Health
Meryl has maintained an interest in paediatric vaccines since first working as a research nurse with the Oxford Vaccine Group. Since then she’s developed education programs for paediatric emergency nurses on immunisation, written a best practice guideline for immunising people of refugee background and vaccinated far too many babies, children and adults to count.
Meryl currently works as a refugee health nurse in Brisbane and still finds time to participate in the yearly flu vaccine campaign.