Greenlight for pharmacists to administer vax in care homes: WA
The AMA has slammed a move allowing WA pharmacists to give vaccines in aged care facilities and hospitals as a “voracious” expansion push which will further fragment patient care.
A decision by the WA Government will allow pharmacists to provide vaccinations in settings other than their community pharmacies, the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia (PSA) WA branch said in a statement on Monday.
These include aged care settings, public and private hospitals and community health centres.
But AMA WA president Dr Andrew Miller says the move will