Pharmacist initiation and administration of vaccines
The NSW Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008 (clause 48A) authorises appropriately trained pharmacists in NSW to administer the following vaccines to eligible patients.
Current As Of 28/01/2023
|Limitations of use
|Patient age and funding
|SARS-COV-2 (COVID-19) vaccine
|In accordance with Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) approved Product Information and Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation (ATAGI) recommendations
|5 years and over funded by the Commonwealth separate to the NIP
|Triple antigen vaccine Diphtheria-tetanus-acellular pertussis combination
|12 to 19 years NIP funded Pregnant women NIP funded 20 years and over private funded
|Hepatitis A vaccine
|5 years and over private funded State funded for post exposure
|Hepatitis B vaccine
|5 years and over State (refer to eligibility) and Private funded
|Human papillomavirus vaccine
| 12 to 19 years NIP funded 20 years and over private funded
|Influenza and coryza vaccine ‘Influenza vaccine’
| 5 years and over NIP at-risk eligibility 5 years and over private funded
|Japanese encephalitis vaccine
|Mandatory completion of the additional training module: Japanese encephalitis – A learning resource for immunisation providers hosted by the Pharmaceutical Society of Australia or the Pharmacy Guild of Australia
| 5 years and over Commonwealth, State and Private. Note: this vaccine is funded by the Commonwealth separate to the NIP
|Measles-mumps-rubella combination vaccine
|12 years and over NIP and State funded
|Meningococcal vaccine (ACWY only) (quadrivalent) conjugate vaccine
| 14 to 19 years NIP 20 years and over private funded
| 5 to 19 years NIP funded 20 years and over private funded
|5 years and over private funded
|Zoster vaccine Recombinant varicella zoster virus glycoprotein e antigen vaccine
|Shringrix vaccine brand only
|50 years and over private funded
Here's What You Need to Know
- All our pharmacists have completed an accredited vaccination training course.
- We conduct vaccinations under the NSW Pharmacist Vaccination Standards
- All your information is stored securely.
- We record each vaccination in accordance with the regulation requirements.
- Please contact us for availability and pricing.