Qld to name and shame immunisation ‘slackers’

A name-and-shame approach to areas with low immunisation rates is being launched across Queensland in an attempt to get local health providers to "lift their game".

Rates of immunisation for Medicare Local regions throughout Queensland are to be published on the state government's health performance website from Wednesday, with the state's Health Minister Lawrence Springborg saying this will "put the issue on public view".

The minister said many areas of the state