Pharmacists to gain larger slice in care

In a speech to the Australian Pharmacy Professional Conference, Mr Dutton described pharmacy as a “cornerstone to the delivery of medications and patient care”.

He indicated that the imminent new Community Pharmacy Agreement with pharmacists could incorporate payments for services such as vaccinations, which has drawn the ire of the AMA.

“I am open to discussions about an agreement which pays for tangible services and interventions that will provide