Heavy hitters team up to prove pharmacy’s worth

Pharmacy needs to scientifically prove its value if it wants its fair share of government health dollars, says community pharmacist Adam Phillips.

 And it needs to be able to wean itself off its dependence on certain “fly-by-night” products such as  some complementary medicines, he says. 

Adelaide-based Phillips, a pharmacy owner and former Chemplus chief pharmacist, is teaming up with prominent members of the profession to launch Pharmacy Improvement Centre (PharmIC), a not-for-profit pharmacy think-tank and