A British meta-study encompassing over 65 individual studies from around the globe (including 13 from Australia) has shown there is a growing acceptance among doctors for pharmacist prescribing.

Among the broader findings are that most doctors feel pharmacists prescribing for limited conditions and minor ailments is a logical step. GPs are also more likely to support prescribing pharmacists if they have worked alongside them before, emphasising the importance of trust between the two parties.

You can read more about the issue and the potential benefits here.

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