Workforce in the spotlight

Barriers to integration into the wider primary health system and lack of workforce data were at the heart of the professions structural issues, Australia’s first Pharmacist Workforce Summit concluded.

The summit, held in Melbourne recently, was jointly hosted by the Australian Pharmacist Liaison Forum and Monash University’s Project Pharmacist, brought together delegates from each of the major pharmacist and pharmacy organisations, workforce experts and demographers.

Amongst its other conclusions was that more, and more accurate, data was needed on the state of the