How much did the GP groups know about the pharmacist prescribing plan?
This article has been updated. See footnote.
Today, the main GP groups — in a show of unity — put out a media release condemning the move by the Queensland Government to re-engineer fundamental elements of safe healthcare.
Echoing what many GPs reading AusDoc's coverage over the past two weeks have been thinking, it was headlined, "Pharmacy playing doctors … patients at risk."
It is true that the work to develop a new role for pharmacists to diagnose,