Pharmacists to review their own professional titles after being accused of misleading patients

Both public hospital pharmacy directors and the AMA expressed concerns over the use of the titles.
Sarah Simpkins

A pharmacy group will review its guidelines for pharmacists calling themselves registrars, residents and consultants after the AMA alleged that some patients had been misled.

The recently-launched Australian and New Zealand College of Advanced Pharmacy (ANZCAP) grants pharmacists these titles based on their pre-existing training and experience as part of its ‘foundation program’.