How a GP caught in the Fluvax scare developed a national vaccine safety program

His monitoring system earned him the AMA’s Excellence in Healthcare award
Jocelyn Wright
Dr Alan Leeb
Dr Alan Leeb.

Dr Alan Leeb’s experiences as a GP caught in the middle of a national vaccine scare led him to devise technology to track adverse events in real  time.

In April 2010, the Perth GP was blindsided to discover nearly a third of children had an adverse reaction after being vaccinated for flu at his practice.