The future of dispensing – ensuring Australians have affordable and accessible medicines into the future

1 Nov 2021

The AMA has a vision for the future of the Australian healthcare system that is based on the core principles that care should be patient-centred, comprehensive, continuous, accessible, well-coordinated, and accountable.

While our current system works well, we can and should be striving to improve it. This paper highlights options and opportunities that we should consider as a community, focusing specifically on the dispensing of medicines. To that end, a good starting point is to consider these simple questions: How, where and why do we dispense medicines in Australia?

The paper can be downloaded from the link (top right).