Pharmacies continue to support Strokecheck despite criticism

Some Amcal pharmacies are continuing to promote ultrasounds of the major arteries via a controversial stroke-awareness charity despite the company formally suspending the program earlier this year.

The pharmacy chain is still reeling from its ill-fated foray into pathology screening tests last month, which suffered a setback when pathology provider Sonic withdrew its services amid condemnation from GPs.

Meanwhile, some individual Amcal pharmacies