Breaking down the silos

The central role played by pharmacists in the management of allergic conditions has been recognized in the nations’ first-ever allergy strategy.

The strategy  - released last Friday (7 Aug) by Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA) and Allergy & Anaphylaxis Australia (A&AA) - outlines the framework within which pharmacists and other allied health professionals can work to reduce the burden allergic disease has on society.

It states that the “services of dietitians, pharmacists and psychologists in particular, are often