MMR requirement lifted for pharmacist diabetes role

Pharmacists no longer have to complete a Medication Management Review process before becoming credentialed diabetes educators.

The Australian Diabetes Educators board has ratified the decision after receiving joint recommendations from the Pharmacy Guild of Australia and the PSA.

Pharmacy groups say the move will boost access to diabetes education for consumers, as well as enhancing the services pharmacy can offer.

Guild national president, George Tambassis, said the decision was a “sensible and very beneficial outcome – it’s good for