Pharmacists would like compensation for expanded role in patient care

BMJ 2010; 341 doi: (Published 07 September 2010) Cite this as: BMJ 2010;341:c4893
  1. Rory Watson
  1. 1Brussels

    A survey of pharmacists in eight major countries shows that more than 90% of them believe they are a key factor in improving a patient’s health, while almost half consider that their national healthcare systems have deteriorated in recent years.

    The survey, commissioned by Pfizer and the International Pharmaceutical Federation, considered the views of 2000 pharmacists in Australia, France, Germany, Italy, Portugal, Turkey, the United Kingdom, and the United States.

    Ninety three per cent of those surveyed said that more information and advice on health promotion, …

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