Hospitals in risky dispensary cash grab

Public hospital pharmacy departments are focusing more on medicine supply and less on liaison with primary care providers in the wake of PBS reform, hospital pharmacists claim.

In a letter published in Australian Prescriber, clinical pharmacist Mary Wilkin says a focus on dispensing income has led to hospital pharmacists being “driven away” from important clinical roles such as medication safety, counselling and education services.

In addition, liaison with

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