Give doctors dispensing rights: RACGP

The RACGP is seeking to allow more doctors limited powers to dispense medication, and says the move would benefit consumers and the health budget. 

A small number of doctors in Australia are licensed to dispense drugs subsidised by the PBS, but only where access to a community pharmacy is limited. 

Now, the AMA is weighing up whether to back the call, with Council of General Practice chair Dr Brian Morton telling MO that members