Poll: Beating the bush battle

Pharmacists would go bush if there was financial incentive, a Pharmacy News poll reveals.

According to the online poll 74% of pharmacists say they would move to a rural setting if the government provided cash bonuses as they do for GPs.

Results show 11% of pharmacists said financial incentives would not entice them to a country lifestyle while 12% said they would consider ditching the city or large regional centres life for rural and remote communities.

At the turn of the financial year, GPs who opt to go to some of the remote parts of