In Victoria, nurse immunisers, pharmacist immunisers and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander health practitioner (ATSIHP) immunisers are authorised to administer the respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) vaccine Arexvy.

RSV is a virus that causes both upper and lower respiratory tract infections. Arexvy is used to prevent RSV in people aged 60 years and older, and is recommended for:

  • All adults aged 75 years and older
  • First Nations adults aged 60 years and older
  • adults aged 60 to 74 years with certain medical conditions.

Read more about Arexvy and RSV on our RSV reference page.