Manaaki Haumanu | Clinical Care

Indicator 7: Immunisations, screening and recall

Criteria Standard - what we'll be assessing on  Evidence to provide for assessment 
7.1 National screening unit programmes: The practice meets the screening and recall requirements for their enrolled and eligible population as per the guidelines 
  • Describe how patients are referred to national screening programmes. 
  • Audit results which differentiate screening rates by ethnicity and Māori data included in the Māori Health Plan.
  • Identify who on the team is responsible for the recall procedure and a documented process how recalls are undertaken.
  • Explain any additional approaches made to ensure equitable screening rates for under-screened populations (e.g. Māori and Pasifika).
7.2 National immunisation schedule: The practice identifies and recalls all patients requiring immunisations. 
  • Data showing rates of immunisations and recall by age and ethnicity including for Māori. 
  • Identify who on the team is responsible for immunisation recalls and a documented process on how recalls are undertaken.
7.3 The practice follows the Ministry of Health National Standards for Vaccine Storage and Transportation for Immunisation Providers 2017 (2nd Edition) (National Standards).
  •  Current Cold Chain Accreditation certificate. 
7.4 Practice team members responsible for performing immunisations on the National Schedule hold current vaccination authorisation.
  • Documented current vaccination authorisations from Medical Officer of Health. 
  • Standing orders for those vaccinating outside the jurisdiction of vaccinator authorisation or with pending vaccinator authorisation.

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