Why George Tambassis is convinced pharmacist prescribing is inevitable

COMMENT: It is insulting to suggest that pharmacists don’t put patients first

The topic of prescribing in pharmacy exposes divisions in healthcare like nothing else. Here, George Tambassis, president of the Pharmacy Guild of Australia, writes that the time for doctors' outrage is over, because nothing could be more sensible.

Why George Tambassis is convinced that pharmacist prescribing is inevitable

Whenever I think about the prospect of community pharmacists practising to their full scope, providing patients with safe, convenient and affordable evidence-based services, I am convinced there is a certain inevitability about it.