RACGP: Pharmacist prescribing pilot a medicolegal nightmare for GPs

President Dr Karen Price says there will be a lack of visibility over what is happening to patients if pharmacists start diagnosing and prescribing

The RACGP is warning GPs to be wary of serious medicolegal risks if they end up managing patients caught up in the Queensland pharmacist diagnosing and prescribing pilot.

Dr Karen Price
Dr Karen Price.

Under the draft proposal, revealed on Thursday by Australian Doctor, pharmacists would be able to