Hundreds of pharmacies to test diabetes screening
Pharmacies across the country will screen customers for type 2 diabetes from November under a government-funded trial.
In the trial, 363 pharmacies will test three models of screening in asymptomatic people.
The trial, announced on Tuesday by Health Minister Sussan Ley, will include point-of-care tests and a validated questionnaire (AUDSRISK) to assess risk.
It is the first cab off the rank for the $50 million Pharmacy Trial Program funded in the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement.
The Pharmacy Guild will run the project in partnership with the