Immunisations

Immunisation services in Darwin for each stage of life.

TMG participates in the "smartvax" program. A new program which sends a message to patients to see if they have experienced and reactions following immunisation. If you do not want to participate in this important program please notify reception.

Child Immunisations

Birth

  • Hepatitis B (hep B)

2,4 & 6 Months

  • Hepatitis B, Diptheria, Tetanus, Acellular pertusis (whooping cough, Haemophilus Influenzae type b, Inactivated poliomyelitis (polio), Pneumoccocal conjugate (13vPCV
  • Pneumococcal conjugate (13vPCV)
  • Rotavirus

12 Months

  • Haemophilus influenzae type b and Meningococcal C (Hib-MenC)
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR)

18 Months

Measles, mumps, rubella and varicella (chickenpox) (MMRV)

4 Years

  • Diphtheria, tetanus, acellular pertussis (whooping cough) and inactivated poliomyelitis (polio) (DTPa-IPV)
  • Measles, mumps and rubella (MMR) (to be given only if MMRV vaccine was not given at 18 months)

10-15 Years

  • Hepatitis B (hepB)
  • Varicella (chickenpox)
  • Human papillomavirus (HPV)
  • Diphtheria, tetanus and acellular pertussis (whooping cough) (dTpa)

Immunisations during Adolescents

Adolescents receive vaccinations primarily via their schools. Catch up vaccinations can be provided at the surgery for any missed vaccinations in the school program. Contact RN Sandy on 08 89484333 for more information or email nurses@territorymedical.com


At Risk Groups

6 Months +

  • Influenza (flu) (people with medical conditions placing them at risk of serious complications of influenza)
  • Pneumococcal conjugate (13vPCV) (medically at risk)

12-18 Months

  • Pneumococcal conjugate (13vPCV) (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in high risk areas)

12-24 Months

  • Hepatitis A (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in high risk areas)

4 Years

  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide (23vPPV) (medically at risk)

15 Years +

  • Influenza (flu) (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people)
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide (23vPPV) (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people medically at risk)

50 Years +

  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide (23vPPV) (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people)

65 Years +

  • Influenza (flu)
  • Pneumococcal polysaccharide (23vPPV)

Pregnant Women

  • Influenza (flu)
All pregnant women should receive a whooping cough vaccine in every pregnancy in the last trimester to pass whooping cough antibodies to the baby so they are protected from whooping cough from birth. Fathers and household carers of infants should also be vaccinated every 10 years with whooping cough vaccine. NT.GOV.AU

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