Give GPs supplies of flu vaccine ahead of pharmacists, says RACGP

Despite record stocks of vaccines, distribution issues still plague supplies to general practices

The RACGP says GPs need priority access to flu vaccines ahead of pharmacists, warning that most practices failed to get the stock they requested this year.

RACGP President Dr Harry Nespolon. Source: RACGP

Its survey of 1100 GPs in April found that 55% did not get sufficient supplies to cover their patients.

This was despite the Federal Government ordering a record 16.5