Prescribing and vaccinations top Board agenda

Expanded roles for pharmacists in vaccination and prescribing are among the priorities for the Pharmacy Board of Australia in 2015.

In AHPRA’s 2013/14 Annual Report on the National Registration and Accreditation Scheme, the Board listed its priorities for the coming year as continuing its review of registration standards and related guidelines, vaccination and prescribing.

The Board has established a Pharmacy Prescribing Committee to “investigate