PSA lashes GP college over pharmacist prescribing comments

RACGP president's comments unfounded and egregious, says Dr Chris Freeman

PSA president Dr Chris Freeman has written an open letter to the RACGP over its president's "unfounded and prejudiced" comments about pharmacists' ability to prescribe. Here is his letter in full:


I am writing to object to the egregious assertions made in the RACGP’s submission to the Pharmacy Board of Australia – ‘Pharmacist Prescribing’ and the public statements that your president, Dr Harry Nespolon, has made against pharmacists, our role in healthcare, and the future role of pharmacists with regard to Collaborative Prescribing