Pharmacists keen to take on wider prescribing role
Pharmacists are keen to take on a wider prescribing role, which they believe will benefit patients and the wider health care system, according to a PSA survey of 196 pharmacists and students.
These of some of the findings of the survey, conducted in response to the Pharmacy Board’s discussion paper on pharmacist prescribing:
- The majority would prescribe under the models proposed by the Board, with 56% of pharmacists ready to prescribe under a structured prescribing arrangement as soon as it is available. Other respondents felt