Doctors join forces against pharmacy jabs

Australia’s peak doctors’ organisations have joined forces to reject the expansion of pharmacy services.

United General Practice Australia (UGPA) maintains that while integrating clinical pharmacists into primary healthcare has merit, pharmacies are not the appropriate setting for the administration of vaccines.  

General practice must remain at the centre of any vaccination program, the group states.

The UGPA includes the AMA, Royal Australian College of General Practitioners and the Rural Doctors