Changes have been made to the South Australian Public Health (Notifiable and Controlled Notifiable Conditions) Regulations 2012 which affects medical practitioners, pathology services, and registered nurses, midwives and pharmacists who are authorised immunisers as per the Vaccine Administration Code.
These changes are as follows:
Notifications are reported to the Communicable Disease Control Branch (CDCB) of the Department for Health and Wellbeing except for reports of tuberculosis and other mycobacterial infections, which are made to the South Australian Tuberculosis Services of the Department.
Conditions which should be notified urgently by phone on 1300 232 272 (available 24/7) are indicated by a phone icon on the notification form. All other conditions should be notified as soon as practicable and within three days.
For information about how to report a notifiable condition or to download a notification form visit: www.sahealth.sa.gov.au/NotifiableDiseaseReporting