Most GPs opposed to pharmacy consultation role: poll

The strident opposition of doctor’s groups to any extension of the clinical role of pharmacists has been borne out by a recent poll conducted by the Royal Australian College of General Practice.

The poll, which is still ongoing on the RACGP website, asks College members to vote on whether they “Support the expansion of community pharmacists’ roles to provide basic patient consultations?”

To date, the response has been an overwhelming no. In fact, of