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Support for extending pharmacists’ scope of practice

Pharmacists need to be given MBS numbers to reimburse counselling sessions. I had one bloke today that absorbed 20 minutes of my time asking questions to which I answered to the best of my professional ability and my recommendation in the end was not to purchase anything. This happens frequently. Also pharmacists need to be given the right to prescribe basic, chronic drugs such as statins and to be able to order basic blood tests to track patient’s progress. These should then be