Pharmacists claim they're the answer to vax rollout

Months could be slashed off delivery of the scheme if thousands of pharmacies around the country were involved, says the Pharmacy Guild of Australia

Pharmacists believe the national vaccine rollout could be finished months faster if more were allowed to take part.

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia expects the rollout to take another 408 days without their involvement.

But that could be slashed to 241 days if thousands of pharmacies already classified as suitable to deliver the vaccines were included.

"It's just beyond belief we are not using the thousands of pharmacies at our disposal to get millions of vaccines out of fridges and into people's arms," guild president Trent