Margie Danchin

MBBS, PhD, FRACP, Group Leader, Vaccine Uptake, Murdoch Children’s Research Institute, Melbourne, Vic; Paediatrician, Department of General Medicine, Royal Children’s Hospital, Melbourne, Vic; Clinician Scientist, Fellow, and Honorary Principal Fellow, Department of Paediatrics and School of Population and Global Health, and Director, Clinician Scientist Pathways, University of Melbourne, Melbourne, Vic; Chair, Collaboration on Social Science and Immunisation (COSSI)

P3-MumBubVax intervention adaptation for general practitioners: A qualitative interview study

This qualitative study explored Australian general practitioners’ attitudes, practices and educational needs to inform adaptation of the P3-MumBubVax intervention for primary care.

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.

Seizures following vaccination in children: Risks, outcomes and management of subsequent revaccination

Vaccine-proximate seizures require careful evaluation of the vaccines involved, seizure type and duration to determine a safe course for revaccination.

Management of sore throat in primary care

This study suggests that there is a role for better communication of the gradual but practical changes of Australian sore throat management guidelines to GPs.

Vaccination during the COVID-19 pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has affected all aspects of our lives, including routine immunisation coverage.


Key immunisation issues include maternal vaccination, allergy, revaccination after vaccine-proximate seizures, BCG vaccination and the general practitioner’s role in the rollout of a COVID-19 vaccine.