Vaccine records need GP attention: audit

An audit of the national immunisation register has exposed a number of holes in the system including tardy notification by GPs, poor communication and practice software incompatibilities

The audit of the Australian Childhood Immunisation Register (ACIR) that covers more than two million children up to the age of seven was carried out by the Australian National Audit Office.

Overall the audit concluded that childhood immunisation data was generally well managed by the department, with accuracy