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ISB 0089

Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return

Update - 5 August 2016:

The ISB 0089 Amd 8/2014 Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return information standard, published in November 2014, was future proofed for the collection of MenB coverage data. MenB vaccine was added to the routine childhood immunisation schedule from September 2015. This standard has not changed, but MenB vaccination data can now flow as indicated in the Change Request.

The COVER user guide has been updated with the required definitions for calculating MenB coverage at 12 and 24 months. The first COVER data collection assessing 2-dose MenB coverage for children aged 12 months will be for the July to September 2016 quarter, due for submission by the end of October 2016.

The standard specification and implementation guidance on the ISB website remain in force and should be used as the starting point for implementation and use of the Cover of Vaccination Evaluated Rapidly (COVER) Return.

Please see the ISB website for more information on ISB 0089 releases.

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