More accountability needed in pharmacy services: Sinclair

Greater compliance and accountability is needed to ensure that the Sixth Community Pharmacy Agreement will be beyond reproach, Paul Sinclair (pictured), Pharmacy Guild of Australia NSW branch president, says.

In the latest Guild Bulletin, Mr Sinclair pointed to recent reports that some pharmacies, such as Chemist Warehouse stores, were being actively encouraged to perform an unrealistic number of MedsChecks in a small time frame.

“Why doesn’t the Department of Human Services (Medicare), the