6 ways to make pharmacy-based treatment work

Researchers have come up with some big ideas

Pharmacy-based treatment of minor ailments is working overseas and should be trialled in Australia.

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That’s the view of Sydney researchers who examined 147 reviews on minor ailments services across the UK and Canada.

The aim was to identify the key characteristics of these services so a similar model could be developed here, they write in Research In Social and Administrative Pharmacy.

Here are six things the team from the University of Technology Sydney found:

  • Allowing pharmacists to prescribe