Could patients soon be filling scripts at the supermarket?
On the way home from a GP visit, your patient wanders into the supermarket to drop in their prescription at the supermarket pharmacy before heading down the bread aisle. Shopping done, they pick up their pills on the way out.
Across the US, UK and mainland Europe, supermarket pharmacies are becoming the norm. But in Australia, they’re banned.
The Commonwealth government is negotiating the seventh Community Pharmacy Agreement