Report on the Evaluation of the General Practice Immunisation Incentives (GPII) Scheme

The GPII scheme commenced in July 1998 as one element of the national strategy to improve childhood immunisation rates. The aim of the scheme was to encourage at least 90 per cent of general practices to achieve full immunisation coverage of 90 per cent of children under their care.

Page last updated: 22 December 2004

The GPII scheme commenced in July 1998 as one element of the national strategy to improve childhood immunisation rates. The aim of the scheme was to encourage at least 90 per cent of general practices to achieve full immunisation coverage of 90 per cent of children under their care.

In April 2000 the Department engaged KPMG Consulting to conduct an evaluation of the scheme to determine whether it had been effective in raising childhood immunisation rates.

The report on the evaluation of the scheme is in 3 volumes. Volume one is a large document and been divided into 3 parts to avoid delays in downloading

Volume 1 Methods, findings and recommendations

Volume 1 Part 1 (PDF 688 KB)

  • Acronyms
  • Executive Summary
  • Recommendations
  • Contents
  • List of figures
  • Chapter 1 Introduction
  • Chapter 2 Overview of the GPII scheme
  • Chapter 3 Evaluation methods
  • Chapter 4 Development and design of the GPII scheme
  • Chapter 5 Implementation and operation of the GPII scheme

Volume 1 Part 2 (PDF 732 KB)

  • Chapter 6 Outcomes of the GPII scheme

Volume 1 Part 3 (PDF 564 KB)

  • Chapter 7 Future Directions for the GPII scheme
  • Chapter 8 The GPII scheme as a model for other population health initiatives
  • Chapter 9 Summary of findings

Volume 2 Results of surveys, Interview guide for stakeholder interviews and Divisional case studies (PDF 461 KB).

Volume 3 Review of the literature on incentive schemes (PDF file 501 Kb)



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