Adverse events from pharmacy vaccinations to be tracked in real time

SmartVax founder Dr Alan Leeb wants to give pharmacists the same ability as GPs to get involved in surveillance

Adverse events resulting from pharmacy-led vaccinations are to be tracked for the first time through a real-time surveillance system.

SmartVax founder Dr Alan Leeb.

The rapid expansion of vacc­inations administered by phar­macists over the past five years across all states and territories has raised questions about safety monitoring.

Last month, the Pharmaceutical Society of WA took matters into its own hands and announced it