Counselling insufficient in many cases, Board warns

Pharmacists may not always be providing sufficient levels of counselling when supplying medications, the Pharmacy Board of Australia warns.

In its latest communique, the Board said it had “become apparent” during the consideration of a number of notifications (or complaints) regarding pharmacists that a lack of, or insufficient counselling when supplying medication has been a contributing factor to the issues leading to some of the notifications.

“The Board