In addition to COVVI-19 and seasonal flu, pharmacists can now administer dozen vaccines

The social security financing bill, adopted at first reading, provides that these professionals can soon prescribe vaccines.

Le Monde

The list of vaccines that pharmacists are empowered to administer has lengthened. Since Monday, November 7, they have been allowed to inject a dozen vaccines, according to a list Drawn up by the order of pharmacists on its site , and no longer only those against seasonal flu and COVID-19.

are therefore now administration in pharmacies, on the doctor’s prescription, vaccines against:

  • Diphtheria
  • Tetanus
  • Poliomelitis
  • The darling
  • Human papillomavirus
  • Invasive pneumococcal infections
  • Hepatitis A and B viruses
  • The meningococcal of serogroups A, B, C, Y and W
  • The rage

In passing, the remuneration of pharmacists for a vaccination goes from 6.30 euros to 7.50 euros for any vaccination of a person who presents himself with a prescription established by another health professional or when the vaccine is issued Do not require a prescription, according to the daily life of the pharmacist .

Next step for the profession, the authorization to prescribe vaccines. This development is provided for by the Social Security financing bill (PLFSS), adopted by deputies at first reading on October 31.

/Media reports.