Call to change PBS authority script system

The online poll of members on their attitudes towards the system found that 70% of the more than 740 respondents believed the current system was inefficient and needed a major overhaul.

A further 26% indicated there was room for improvement, and some minor streamlining was needed.

RACGP president Dr Liz Marles told MO the results, which demonstrated a high level of frustration with the authority system, would be used to inform a submission to the Pharmaceutical Benefits Advisory