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Half yearly performance report - January to June 2015

16 December 2015

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5. Medicine and vaccine adverse event reports

5.1 Adverse medicine and vaccine reaction notifications

Table 24: Source of notifications of medicine and vaccine adverse reaction
2014 2015
Jan-Jun Jul-Dec Jan-Jun
Reports with clear causality, by reporter
Hospitals

978

1 205

1 197

Companies

4 183

4 202

4 744

General practitioners

397

340

405

Specialists

93

122

106

Pharmacists

630

594

638

Members of the public (consumers)

298

231

319

Nurses, dentists, complementary healthcare practitioners

117

113

111

State/Territory Health departments

1 636

1 048

1 512

Reports withdrawn, or rejected, or without clear causality
952 797 973
Total received 9 284 8 652 10 005
Mean number of reports received weekly 357 332

385

Vaccine reports included in above table 2 008 1 276

1 983

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