GPs in a froth over pharmacy treatment plan

GPs are in a froth over the PSA’s “health destination” model that repositions pharmacists as central community healthcare providers with the ability to manage minor ailments.  

The PSA’s 17-stop nationwide roadshow to promote the program had hardly left the bus station before RACGP president Dr Frank Jones raised serious concerns about the idea. He called on the PSA to specify which ailments would be treated and to provide more detail about the program as a whole.