Pharmacists are trusted medical professionals, so they shouldn't sell remedies that lack evidence


A government review has recommended pharmacists explain to consumers the limited evidence for effectiveness of complementary medicines, and keep them in a separate area to regulated medications with proven effectiveness. The review also recommended any pharmacy that receives Commonwealth government approval to dispense PBS medicines should not be able to sell homeopathic medicines.

This review was commissioned by the Commonwealth government to examine the efficiency and value for money of pharmacy