Election manifesto proposes big savings

A medical cannabis programme, community liaison pharmacists, vaccinations, pharmacy ownership, participation in mental health and electronic reporting of controlled drugs are among the policy proposals put forward by the PSA ahead of the NSW state election.

The proposals contained within the PSA’s 2015 NSW election manifesto are estimated to deliver up to $12 million in savings to reinvest elsewhere in the health system, relieve the pressure on emergency departments, reduce