Connect with us

National

A doctor for the cameras – but nurses do heavy-lifting for vaccine rollout – The Sydney Morning Herald

When Prime Minister Scott Morrison received his COVID-19 vaccine, the cameras were eager to capture the doctor giving him the shot. Less in the public eye was the…

Published

on

When Prime Minister Scott Morrison received one of the first COVID-19 vaccines in Australia on Sunday, the cameras were eager to capture the doctor giving him the shot. Less in the public eye was the nurse who administered the first vaccine, given to aged care resident Jane Malysiak, a few minutes earlier.
The government and health authorities know that nurses are the true drivers of vaccination programs; Australias childhood vaccination program is the envy of the world, with 95 per cent uptake,…

Click here to view the original article.