The great vax push

The campaign for nationwide vaccination rights for community pharmacists is continuing, the Pharmacy Guild of Australia says.

A successful advocacy campaign in 2015 saw three states approve changes to legislation to allow pharmacist-administered vaccinations.

“The Guild has been actively advocating for many years for legislative change to occur nationwide to enable appropriately trained pharmacists to vaccinate in a community pharmacy setting,” a Guild spokesperson says.

Currently approved pharmacists in NSW, South Australia and Western Australia