GP pharmacists, a healthy prescription: Australian Medicine

18 Jun 2015

In this week’s issue of Australian Medicine, Dr Brian Morton, Chair of the AMA Council of General Practice, discusses the AMA’s proposal to the Government for integrating pharmacists into general practice as part of the GP-led multidisciplinary team. A news article in Australian Medicine also explores this topic, describing how the proposal would improve prescribing and use of medicines, reduce unnecessary hospitalisations from adverse drug events, reduce fragmentation of patient care, and deliver better health outcomes for patients.

Other topics of interest to GPs in this week’s issue of Australian Medicine include: