The Immunisation Handbook 2014 provides clinical guidelines for health professionals on the safest and most effective use of vaccines in their practice.
Read the handbook
To read the Immunisation Handbook you can:
- view the immunisation handbook online
- download the epub version to your tablet or phone (EPUB, 2.88 MB)
- download a PDF of the Immunisation Handbook (PDF, 5.91 MB)
- download individual chapters of the Immunisation Handbook in the right-hand column.
Refer to the Pharmaceutical Schedule (on the Pharmac website) for the number of funded doses, eligibility criteria and any subsequent changes to the funding decisions.
Changes to the 3rd edition
Most of the changes relate to the new HPV funding and the change from HPV4 vaccine to HPV9 vaccine (Gardasil 9). There are also key changes in the Measles and Tuberculosis chapters and to Appendix 4.