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Annual performance statistics report: July 2016 to June 2017

12 September 2017

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5. Medicine and vaccine adverse event reports

5.1. Adverse medicine and vaccine reaction notifications

Table 26 Source of notifications of medicine and vaccine adverse reactions
  2015-16 2016-17
July to June
Reports with clear causality by reporter
Hospitals 2,194 1,850
Companies 8,776 9,194
General practitioners 644 573
Specialists 221 245
Pharmacists 883 1,063
Members of the public 813 1,104
Nurses, dentists, complementary healthcare practitioners 214 157
State/Territory Health departments 2,619 3,274
Reports withdrawn, or rejected, or without clear causality
  1,269 2,276
Total received 17,633 19,736
Mean number of reports received weekly 339 380
Vaccine reports included in this table 3,361 4,020

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