The future beckons

Pharmacists’ role in promoting influenza vaccination has been endorsed by a state government minister at the PSA15 conference.

NSW Minister for Medical Research Pru Goward said the nearly Australia-wide introduction of vaccination by community pharmacists would ‘modernise’ the profession, and pharmacies’ accessibility and professionalism would boost public health.

“The innovation to allow registered pharmacists to administer the influenza vaccine is a terrific step forward,” Ms Goward said.

“These services should improve