No, no and no: RACGP to oppose all pharmacist prescribing models

The AMA, meanwhile, has left the door open in limited circumstances

The RACGP says it will fight any attempt to allow pharmacists to prescribe schedule 4 and schedule 8 medicines.

RACGP president
RACGP president Dr Harry Nespolon. Photo: RACGP

In a high-profile move, the Pharmacy Board of Australia has drawn up three possible models under which pharmacists could begin writing scripts.

They include structured prescribing, where pharmacists follow a standing order to care for low-risk