Immunisation register
Immunisation register

 

The National Immunisation Register is a computerised information system that has been developed to hold immunisation details of New Zealand children. The purpose of the NIR is to assist New Zealand to improve its immunisation rates

The NIR:
 

  • The NIR enables authorised health professionals to quickly and easily find out what vaccines a child has been given (this includes children whose family has shifted to another area or changed healthcare providers). This will help to make sure immunisations are given at the appropriate time.
  • provides you with the option of getting a copy of your child's immunisation details at any time.

For more information about the Immunisation Register, go to National Immunisation Register.

 

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This article was written by Ella Walsh for Kidspot New Zealand. Sources include the >Ministry of Health and the Raising Children Network.

 

 

Last revised: Wednesday, 26 February 2014

This article contains general information only and is not intended to replace advice from a qualified health professional.