AMA rallying hard against pharmacy vax

The Queensland Government is set to expand the current pharmacy-administered flu immunisation trial to include pertussis and measles, much to the AMA’s chagrin.

The trial has already seen more than 10,000 people successfully vaccinated by pharmacists, but the AMA continues to rally hard against the program arguing vaccinations should be performed by “adequately trained and accredited health professionals”.

“They’re going to come back and say we’re just trying to protect our turf but it’s not about that. It