Are you ready for the Zostavax roll-out?

GPs are being urged to ensure practice software updates are installed to obtain new vaccine codes and facilitate lodging adult vaccinations in the new Australian Immunisation Register (AIR).

The call comes as immunisation providers are readying for the 1 November roll-out of the national shingles vaccination program. 

The former Australian Childhood Immunisation Register became a whole-of-life vaccination record this month and is designed to capture all National Immunisation Program (NIP) and many private market vaccinations.

According to the Department of Human