Allow clinical pharmacy services to grow

Concern about the future of clinical pharmacy in Australia continue to grow in the wake of the decision to implement a cap on the number of HMRs an accredited pharmacist can do each month.

Below is an open letter from Deirdre Criddle, PSA Pharmacist of the Year 2012:

When Charles D Hepler implored pharmacists to “speak the truth to power” and make the dream of pharmaceutical care a reality for every patient – he could never have fathomed that situation now playing out in Australia with clinical pharmacy services. Today, we are again faced with the situation