50% of Aussies ask pharmacists for advice

Some 49% of Australians aged over 18 turn to pharmacists for advice about their own or their family’s health, according to a survey.

But doctors are the most trusted source of advice, with 78% of the 1031 people surveyed turning to them for advice.

The survey was undertaken by Lonergan research for Blackmores

Here are eight findings:

  • The main reason people trust the advice given by pharmacists is their training and education.
  • More Australians (54%) view trust in health and well-being decisions as more