Deputy PM backs pharmacy

Community pharmacy has been given a glowing endorsement from deputy Prime Minister Warren Truss during a Nationals Federal Council meeting in Canberra.

Mr Truss, the Leader of the Federal Nationals, highlighted the critical role of pharmacists in regional Australia, both as trusted healthcare professionals and as an integral part of local communities while giving his party’s strong support at a Pharmacy Guild sponsored business lunch during the meeting.

According to Mr Truss some pharmacies are the first point of care in his