Insights

27 Sep 2021

Background

There has been considerable confusion in the media, and also in some health professional circles, about which people cannot ha

Webinars

27 Sep 2021

This webinar features Professor Nikki Turner and Dr Mary Nowlan of IMAC, and hosted by College Advisor, Claire MacDonald.

News

27 Sep 2021

As more people are coming through the doors of vaccine centres, so too are the range of individual circumstances and the queries we are seeing at t

News

23 Sep 2021

As New Zealand went into COVID-19 lockdown in August 2021, the demand for COVID-19 vaccines and ongoing preparation of the workforce to deliver them soared. 

Insights

20 Sep 2021

Last month’s mass COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru clinic at Sky Stadium saw Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) staff work alongside the wider health workforce to vaccinate Wellington’s population. Andrea Teahan, IMAC Immunisation Education Facilitator, shares her experiences working on-site.

Webinars

09 Sep 2021

This webinar covers the practical considerations involved in setting up a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at your General Practice and is followed by an opportunity for a Q&A session with representatives from IMAC, the Ministry of Health, and the Southern PHO WellSouth Immunisation Coordinator.

News

08 Sep 2021

As part of the Polynesian Health Corridors programme, a five-year programme led by the Ministry of Health to strengthen existing linkages between the New Zealand and Polynesian health systems, the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) has been contracted to provide expert advice and education to support workforce readiness and a successful COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Niue, Tokelau and the Cook Islands. 

Insights

26 Aug 2021

We had a chat with Midlands COVID-19 Regional Immunisation Advisor Olivia Haslam to learn more about her and the work she does in her region.

News

22 Aug 2021

The Government has today announced a change in post-vaccination observation period. It is now a minimum of 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes. 

News

19 Aug 2021

Following Medsafe’s approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds, the Government has now extended eligibility of the COVID-

News

11 Aug 2021

Today the Government announced the COVID-19 vaccination rollout will be adjusted to increase spacing first and second vaccine doses.

News

27 Sep 2021

As more people are coming through the doors of vaccine centres, so too are the range of individual circumstances and the queries we are seeing at t

News

23 Sep 2021

As New Zealand went into COVID-19 lockdown in August 2021, the demand for COVID-19 vaccines and ongoing preparation of the workforce to deliver them soared. 

News

08 Sep 2021

As part of the Polynesian Health Corridors programme, a five-year programme led by the Ministry of Health to strengthen existing linkages between the New Zealand and Polynesian health systems, the Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) has been contracted to provide expert advice and education to support workforce readiness and a successful COVID-19 vaccination rollout in Niue, Tokelau and the Cook Islands. 

News

22 Aug 2021

The Government has today announced a change in post-vaccination observation period. It is now a minimum of 15 minutes instead of 20 minutes. 

News

19 Aug 2021

Following Medsafe’s approval of the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine for 12-15 year olds, the Government has now extended eligibility of the COVID-

News

11 Aug 2021

Today the Government announced the COVID-19 vaccination rollout will be adjusted to increase spacing first and second vaccine doses.

News

29 Jul 2021

The COVID-19 Vaccine AstraZeneca has now received provisional approval from Medsafe for use in New Zealand.

News

28 Jul 2021

As New Zealand’s COVID-19 vaccination programme ramps up, Primary Care will have an increasing role in vaccination roll out.

News

26 Jul 2021

It started with a connection made between the Immunisation Advisory Centre’s (IMAC) Pasifika Engagement Advisor Siufofoga Matagi and Whitireia New Zealand’s Bachelor of Nursing Pacific Programme Manager Tania Mullane.

News

07 Jul 2021

The Janssen COVID-19 vaccine now joins the Pfizer/BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine with provisional approval from Medsafe in New Zealand.

News

21 Jun 2021

All New Zealanders can have confidence in the safety and efficacy of Pfizer/BioNTech vaccine and Medsafe’s provisional approval of the Pfizer/BioNT

Webinars

27 Sep 2021

This webinar features Professor Nikki Turner and Dr Mary Nowlan of IMAC, and hosted by College Advisor, Claire MacDonald.

Webinars

09 Sep 2021

This webinar covers the practical considerations involved in setting up a COVID-19 vaccination clinic at your General Practice and is followed by an opportunity for a Q&A session with representatives from IMAC, the Ministry of Health, and the Southern PHO WellSouth Immunisation Coordinator.

Webinars

28 Jul 2021

The MoH and IMAC will be hosting a joint webinar to talk about this new vaccinator role and the training pathway.

Webinars

20 Jul 2021

This webinar covers vaccine effectiveness with COVID-19 variants and current information around vaccine safety.

Webinars

20 May 2021

When: 5pm, Thursday 20 May.

Webinars

06 May 2021

When: 5pm, Thursday 6 May.

Webinars

24 Mar 2021

Presenters: Dr Helen Petousis-Harris - Associate Professor and vaccinologist; Dr Emma Best - IMAC Medical Advisor.

Webinars

14 Apr 2021

Presenter: Dr Anthony Jordan, ADHB Immunologist with Jess Berentson-Shaw (Dr), Co-Director - The Workshop

Webinars

13 Apr 2021

Presenter: Jane Morphet - IMAC COVID Education Manager; Dr Michael Tatley - Director New Zealand Pharmacovigilance Centre and Cent

Insights

27 Sep 2021

Background

There has been considerable confusion in the media, and also in some health professional circles, about which people cannot ha

Insights

20 Sep 2021

Last month’s mass COVID-19 vaccine drive-thru clinic at Sky Stadium saw Immunisation Advisory Centre (IMAC) staff work alongside the wider health workforce to vaccinate Wellington’s population. Andrea Teahan, IMAC Immunisation Education Facilitator, shares her experiences working on-site.

Insights

26 Aug 2021

We had a chat with Midlands COVID-19 Regional Immunisation Advisor Olivia Haslam to learn more about her and the work she does in her region.

Insights

10 Aug 2021

Dealla Smith, COVID-19 Immunisation Education Facilitator for IMAC, has been clocking up her

Insights

15 Jul 2021

Analysis by IMAC Medical Advisor, Prof. Peter McIntyre (from lockdown in Sydney). This quick take covers:

Insights

09 Apr 2021

By Nikki Turner, Immunisation Advisory Centre Clinical Director

Insights

13 Apr 2021

GP and Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre, Dr Nikki Turner, is taking us along on her COVID-19 vaccine journey.

Insights

08 Mar 2021

On International Women’s Day, Dr Nikki Turner, Director of the Immunisation Advisory Centre, talks about the importance of vaccines and why women should never be excluded

Insights

02 Mar 2021

Opinion: In less than a year, the world has a number of available licensed Covid-19 vaccines – this is incredible progress.

Last updated: 07 April 2021