RACGP stands by advocacy efforts as pharmacy prescribing trials proliferate

Adjunct Clinical Professor Karen Price says critics often confuse what’s happening in government and make that the fault of the college  
Adjunct Clinical Professor Karen Price.

The RACGP’s outgoing president has defended the college’s political advocacy efforts in the wake of multiple pharmacy prescribing pilots popping up around the country.  

Next year, pharmacists in NSW and Queensland will start diagnosing and treating conditions like skin infections, with patients paying for the consultation and the prescription out of their own pockets.