Rorting pharmacists threaten profession’s future

Pharmacists attempting to “circumvent” the caps imposed on medication review programs funded under the Fifth Community Pharmacy Agreement are undermining the profession, Grant Kardachi (pictured), PSA national president believes.

Responding to reports that some pharmacists have been performing high numbers of HMRs, and pharmacy groups were pushing store owners to carry out high numbers of MedsChecks, Mr Kardachi warned that doing so would be to the “detriment of the profession”.

“[The] PSA’s view is clearly all these programs should