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- Phase 1b COVID-19 vaccine rollout EOI
- Vaccination information for health care workers
- Information for COVID-19 vaccination providers
Phase 1B COVID-19 vaccine rollout
Vaccination information for health care workers
The rollout of COVID-19 vaccines in Queensland commenced on 21 February 2021. The COVID-19 vaccine Queensland rollout strategy details the priority vaccination of Queensland health care workers in Phase 1A and future phases.
Prior to receiving their COVID-19 vaccination, Queensland’s health care workers will be required to complete Pre-Vaccination Screening Questions.
Information for COVID-19 vaccination providers
- Clinical guidance and information for COVID-19 vaccination providers
Information from the Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI)
- RACGP vaccine information for GP’s
This page will be updated with the latest information and resources for GPs about the rollout as they become available.
- MBS COVID-19 Vaccine Suitability Assessment Service
From March 2021, 16 new MBS items will be available to enable GPs and suitably qualified health professionals to assess patient’s for their suitability to receive a COVID-19 vaccine.
- Consent information
As with all other vaccines, informed consent is required before administering each COVID-19 vaccine dose. In most cases, consent can be verbal. Written consent is not mandatory but may be required in some circumstances. Consent forms in English and multiple languages other than English are available below.
- Adverse effects following vaccination (AEFI)
Identifying an AEFI, or potential AEFI, is at the discretion of each individual clinician exercising clinical judgement. Reports of adverse events following immunisation (AEFI) are valuable and will help build a detailed safety profile of the vaccine.
- Subscribe for weekly GP udpates
A weekly newsletter for GPs from the Queensland Government that provides the most current information about COVID-19.
- Advice for COVID-19 vaccine providers
A collection of resources for health professionals containing advice and guidance on delivering COVID-19 vaccinations.
- Q&As about COVID-19 vaccines
A comprehensive list of Q&As about the COVID-19 vaccines, vaccine safety, effectiveness and more.
COVID-19 Vaccination Preparation Pack
Brisbane South PHN has developed a Vaccination Preparation Pack to assist general practitioners, practice nurses and practice managers to deliver a successful mass vaccination program.
About the pack
The pack comprises four parts. It supports the COVID-19 vaccine rollout and can be used for other vaccination events, e.g. influenza. The pack builds a complete picture of vaccine readiness in your practice and contains checklists that can be used as evidence for accreditation and QI activities.
Identifying eligible patients and planning the patient vaccination journey – Coming soon
Preparing and implementing a vaccination clinic – Coming soon
COVID-19 vaccination training
COVID-19 vaccination training is mandatory for all authorised vaccination providers. The non-clinical modules of the training such as handling, storage and administration are available to non-clinical and administrative staff.
Vaccination clinic documents
- COVID-19 vaccination consent form (English)
- COVID-19 vaccination consent forms (Translated)