Is the AMA attempting to invert reality on pharmacist prescribing?
The AMA has been accused of inverting reality by claiming that the Pharmacy Board backs its rejection of autonomous pharmacist prescribing.
A position statement released by the board this week said pharmacists would not need a post-graduate degree to prescribe in collaboration with a GP lead but it would not be applying for independent pharmacist prescribing at this stage.
Its formal position on autonomous prescribing was that further investigation was needed to show a need.
However, the AMA took this to mean the board agreed with its position against autonomous