Please find attached a letter concerning interim changes to the Wellington service. This letter has been sent by email to all North Island patients; it will be sent by standard post for those we do not hold an email address for. Please let us know if you have any questions.
In line with other international programmes, the SCIP recommends Hib and Pneumococcal vaccinations for all recipients. From 1 July 2015 PHARMAC has changed the eligibility criteria for the Hib and Influenza vaccines to include cochlear implants. The relevant references can be found here: http://www.fightflu.co.nz/ http://www.influenza.org.nz/eligibility-criteria http://www.pharmac.govt.nz/patients/PharmaceuticalSchedule/Schedule?osq=influenza Please contact us if