Guild defends one-off pharmacy health checks

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has defended a proposed in-store health check scheme for pharmacies, following claims that the scheme will not be effective in achieving integrated care.

Peter Breadon, Senior Associate at the Grattan Institute, outlined proposals in The Conversation, and emphasised that pharmacists need to do more than just one-off health checks.

“A one-off check would do little to achieve integrated care. It