Julie Leask

PhD, MPH, Dip Health Sci (Nursing), Professor, Susan Wakil School of Nursing and Midwifery, Faculty of Medicine and Health, The University of Sydney, NSW; Visiting Professorial Fellow, National Centre for Immunisation Research and Surveillance, NSW

Australia needs a vaccine injury compensation scheme: Upcoming COVID-19 vaccines make its introduction urgent

There is a strong public health ethical justification to introduce a vaccine injury compensation scheme in Australia, and it needs to be in place before widespread use of COVID-19 vaccines.

Preparing the public for COVID-19 vaccines: How can general practitioners build vaccine confidence and optimise uptake for themselves and their patients?

With escalating COVID-19 misinformation and conspiracy theories, it is vital to understand community views and set realistic expectations to avoid lack of confidence and erosion of trust.