Poised on the brink

Pharmacy is right at the tipping point for making the transition from dispensing drugs to embracing patient care, a senior professional leader believes.

Ross Tsuyuki, editor of the Canadian Journal of Pharmacy has outlined why he believes pharmacy is at the point where it is ready to move forward, or why it may not, and they are reasons that will sound very familiar to Australian pharmacists. 

He says a tipping point is “that magic moment when an idea, trend or social behaviour crosses