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Recipe Name:

QIM 5 – Influenza immunisation for patients with diabetes


Diabetes was the underlying cause of around 10% of all deaths in Australia in 2016. People with diabetes are considered to be at high risk of complications from influenza. During recent influenza epidemics, diabetes was considered a significant risk factor for hospitalization The administration of influenza vaccine to persons at risk of complications is the single most important measure in preventing or attenuating influenza infection and preventing mortality. While best practice guidelines recommend annual immunisation, a 15 month interval allows for cases when a client decides to receive a vaccine earlier than recommended (e.g. from a pharmacy), or delay and wait for the release of an ‘enhanced’ vaccine.


Proportion of regular clients who have Type 1, Type 2 or undefined diabetes who are immunised against influenza. A person is immunised against influenza if they have received an influenza vaccine within the previous 15 months.

CAT Starting Point:

  1. CAT Open - CAT4 view (all reports) loaded
  2. Population Extract Loaded and Extract Pane “Hidden”
    1. Filter Pane open and under the ‘General’ tab ‘Active Patients’ (3x <2 years) selected

CAT4 starting point


RECIPE Steps Filters:

  • In the “Conditions” Tab, under the Chronic category, select “Yes"  in the Diabetes category. This will select anyone with any type of diabetes.


  • Click "Recalculate"
  • Click ‘Hide Filters’


Report Steps

  • Select the "Immunisations/Influenza" tab


3.   Choose a file name and a location to save to (eg. Create a folder C:/ClinicalAudit/CAT Patient FollowUp)

4.  Click “Save” 

The steps above will produce a list of patients with contact details in MS Excel which can then be used to: