Pharmacists can fill health gaps: Minister

Ms Ley acknowledged pharmacists were “seeking an expanded role as healthcare clinicians”, and said the government would work with them to achieve “common goals”. 

“[As] allied health professionals, you can fill gaps and provide quality services which do not need the additional expertise of a doctor,” she said. 

“We also know, and numerous reports have stated this, that greater use of the training and skills of pharmacists