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Immunisation Service

Contact us

  • The Immunisation Drop-in Centre (DIC) is located on the Ground floor opposite Parkville Café and is available Monday to Friday 9am - 4.30pm (except Public Holidays).  Contact details below (Option 3).  You can email any queries to

    The Specialist Immunisation clinic (SIC) provides a service to children with complex medical health problems and specialist immunisation needs.  Contact details below (Option 2).  This Tuesday morning clinic has five Immunisation specialist paediatricians and a Nurse Practitioner.  The patients who should be referred to this clinic are:

    • those who have previously experienced an adverse event following immunisation
    • are at risk of an adverse event following immunisation
    • children with underlying complex medical health problems (includes oncology, transplant, immune suppression)
    • children who require supervision following immunisation
    • Families with immunisation needs unable to be met within a community setting

    RCH Referral fax: 03 9345 5034

    Enquiries regarding COVID-19 vaccine Victorian Specialist Immunisation Services (VicSIS) please visit; 

    Immunisation hotline - 1300 882 924

    After dialing, please select the option that suits your needs and your call will be redirected.

    Option 1: SAEFVIC, the Victorian vaccine safety service for reporting of immunisation adverse events ( Internal enquiries ext 55807
    Option 2: The Royal Children's Hospital Specialist Immunisation Services for appointments and referrals
    Option 3: The Royal Children's Hospital immunisation service Drop-In Centre & general vaccine enquiries

    Option 4: BCG vaccines for children.  Internal enquiries ext 56399
    Option 5: Monash Immunisation Service (  
    Option 6: Victorian Department of Health Immunisation ( )