2016 the year for national vaccination

Widespread and consistent implementation of pharmacist-delivered vaccinations around Australia will be unlikely to occur before 2016, a leading pharmacy academic says.

Professor Lisa Nissen (pictured), who headed the successful 2014 Queensland pharmacist immunisation pilot, says that by the time all states have passed legislative measures and implemented training, it would probably be 2016.

Dr Nissen’s comments follow a recent statement by PSA national president Grant Kardachi, who said he expected all