Sunday, June 15, 2008

New powers for pharmacists on the cards

From the Australian Broadcasting Corporation:
Pharmacists may one day gain limited prescription powers to ease pressure on GPs.

Advocates say pharmacists are well qualified for the extra role.

Tasmania's Health Minister, Lara Giddings, says GP numbers are expected to fall as demand grows.

She says pharmacy prescription is one of several solutions that should be considered. ...more

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