Friday, September 08, 2006

'Expert pharmacists' get go-ahead in UK

It's not really Canadian pharmacy news, but I thought there are some interesting parallels between the expansion of pharmacists' roles in Britain and in Alberta.

From BBC News:
Patients will soon be able to consult "expert pharmacists" under plans revealed by the government.
They will be able to offer advice and support for people with conditions such as diabetes, heart disease and sexually transmitted infections.

The first specialists are set to be in place across England from next summer, the government said. ...more

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