Ley announces multimillion-dollar research topics

Health Minister Sussan Ley has announced the first three multimillion dollar Pharmacy Trial Programs (PTPs) agreed under the 6CPA.

The agreement puts aside $50 million this financial year for the PTPs but no specifics on trials have been released until now.

The topic areas announced by Ms Ley are:

  • Medication management for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders through pharmacist advice and culturally appropriate services;
  • Pharmacy based screening and referral for diabetes; and
  • Improved continuity in the management of patients’