The Covid-19 pandemic still affects the lives of millions of people, but vaccination is bringing hope. While the availability and distribution of vaccines are major issues worldwide, the rollout of effective vaccination can be managed using nurse-led mass vaccination centres in populated areas.
Nurses have spent 2020 upskilling themselves, including preparation for vaccination.
Nurses worldwide are already to the forefront of mass vaccination efforts for other diseases in schools and primary care settings.
The Chief Executive Officer of the Australian College of Nursing, Adjunct Professor Kylie Ward FACN stipulates that “Nurses need to be at the centre of any mass vaccination model.”
Read about the position of the Australian College of Nursing here