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Elizabeth Sukkar describes study results that suggest it will be “many decades” before community pharmacists’ skills are properly implemented in primary health care.
What we need now is a long-term strategy to improve the image and reputation of the profession in the public’s eye that has being damaged by recent events
It’s always nice to do number exercises when big reports are published. This week, pharmacists will be hearing a lot about “Now or never: shaping pharmacy for the future” , the long-awaited report of the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s Commission on Future Models of Care delivered through pharmacy, which was chaired by Judith Smith, director of policy at the Nuffield Trust.
Pharmacists who care about this profession would have been cringing last week after reading the Daily Telegraph’s investigation into how pharmacists were allegedly involved in defrauding the NHS over the reimbursement of “specials” medicines.