Pharmacy consolidation on the agenda

Pharmacies will increasingly be consolidated into large retail groups as the profession adapts to changing professional structures, former Pharmacy Guild of Australia (Qld) president Terry White believes.

Mr White (pictured), founder of the Terry White Chemists group, says it is clear the industry was experiencing the start of significant consolidation.

“The future of pharmacy lies in what we as an industry can do for the health of the

nation,” Mr White said. “A national solution requires a national approach and as we move towards that point it has