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Workforce Immunisation for Healthcare Staff

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Due to the nature of their work, healthcare staff are at increased risk of encountering, contracting and spreading vaccine-preventable diseases. Health service organisations are expected to maintain a workforce immunisation program and encourage all staff to be vaccinated.

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Due to the nature of their work, healthcare staff are at increased risk of encountering, contracting and spreading vaccine-preventable diseases. To protect healthcare staff and the patients in their care, particularly those who are vulnerable (e.g. young children and older adults), health service organisations are expected to maintain a workforce immunisation program and encourage all staff to be vaccinated.

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Lynn Hancock
02 Aug 2020
great article with useful resources.
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Laxmi KHADKA
01 Aug 2020
Short and helpful
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Leanne Benson
31 Jul 2020
This resourse was a great reminder how important immunization is.
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Glen Barrington
31 Jul 2020
excellent and easy to read.
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Joann Raftopoulos
21 Sep 2020
Easy to read and understand
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Sarah Laxon
02 Aug 2020
This was a great resource quick (3min) and identified key risk assessment strategies for staff within an organisation context.
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Kathlyn Rogerson
01 Jan 2021
Great article
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Rayna colyer
02 Aug 2020
Very clear and easy to understand.
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Perrina Bozanich
16 Aug 2020
good information
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Maree O'Dwyer
11 Jan 2021
Interesting easy to complete course which is very relevant to National COVIDSAFE immunisation program
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