Turnbull voices support for expansion of pharmacist role

Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has reaffirmed Coalition support for pharmacist-owned pharmacies and an expanded role in a letter sent to the Pharmacy Guild.

Reiterating that “the established community pharmacy model continues to serve Australians well”, Mr Turnbull said Australian community pharmacy was “world-leading”.

“It is a truly public-private partnership that is underwritten by the capital investments made by small business pharmacy owners around Australia, and the commitment and hard work of their staff.”

He said the Coalition looked forward to working