'Sacred cows get made into burgers': Dr Evan Ackermann on the future of pharmacy

The recently honoured GP denounces 'the pursuit of business gains over patient safety'

Last week, Dr Evan Ackermann was awarded the RACGP’s top honour, the Rose-Hunt Award, acknowledging his contributions to general practice and the college. The Queensland GP, who this month steps down as chair of its powerful quality care committee, speaks here with Australian Doctor.

Dr Evan Ackermann
Dr Evan Ackermann.

Q. Did you always want to be a doctor?

A. I made the decision to enter medicine