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Contents (2008 - 392)
Poisons and Therapeutic Goods Regulation 2008
Current version for 1 July 2017 to date (accessed 22 November 2017 at 02:58)
48A   Supply by pharmacists of influenza vaccine
(1)  A pharmacist may supply and administer an influenza vaccine to a person who is 18 years old or older at a retail pharmacy otherwise than on prescription if:
(a)  the pharmacist has completed a training course conducted by a provider of continuing professional development who is accredited by the Australian Pharmacy Council to provide the course, being a course that complies with any standards for the accreditation of programs to support pharmacist administration of vaccines that are published by the Australian Pharmacy Council from time to time, and
(b)  the pharmacist acts in accordance with any practice standards approved by the Director-General.
(2)  A pharmacist who supplies an influenza vaccine to a person in accordance with this clause must record the following details:
(a)  the person’s name, address, date of birth and contact details,
(b)  the name and contact details of the person’s primary medical practitioner,
(c)  the brand, batch number and expiry date of the vaccine,
(d)  the part of the body to which the vaccine was administered,
(e)  the date on which the vaccine was administered,
(f)  the pharmacist’s name and contact details and his or her certificate of accreditation number,
(g)  the address of the pharmacy at which the vaccination was administered,
(h)  a unique reference number for the supply and administration.
Maximum penalty: 15 penalty units.