Health and wellbeing
The aim of the staff immunisation program is to prevent the transmission of vaccine preventable diseases to and from healthcare workers and patients.
All your vaccinations should be up to date before commencing your placement at Benalla Hospital.
The following form must be forwarded to Staff Health at least one week prior to commencement of your placement. All students are required to provide evidence of protection against specified infectious disesases and the vaccination for HCW requirements as per Department of Health regulations.
If you are unsure how to answer the below screening questions please contact the Education Unit on (03) 5761 4310 or email firstname.lastname@example.org All information provided is confidential and Staff Health will contact you if any follow-up is required before your placement begins.
Complete Student Health Screening Form.
Please note that if the required vaccinations are not up to date OR proof has not been provided of your immunisation record that your clinical placement may be discontinued.
If you come for placement during the winter period, influenza vaccination will be offered free of charge.
Please read the Hospital's policy on Staff Health and Immunisation, this includes exclusion periods for communicable diseases which is applicable to all students at Benalla Health