Accredited pharmacists launch campaign against HMR cap

Accredited pharmacists are voicing their concerns over the decision to introduce a cap on the number of HMRs they can perform each month.

In an open letter to Peter Dutton, the Minister for Health; Fiona Nash, the Assistant Minister for Health; and George Tambassis, Pharmacy Guild of Australia national president, Tasmanian pharmacist, Peter Tenni, called for the decision to be reversed.

Dr Tenni warned that the cap of 20 HMRs a month combined with the decision to limit the frequency of patients’ eligibility for HMR/RMMR services from once a year to once every two