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I Really Wonder How This Nonsense Proposal Ever Saw The Light Of Day.

January 19th, 2017 by davidmore
I spotted this last week.Trial to give pharmacists more power over scriptsAntony Scholefield | 12 January, 2017 |  Pharmacists will be free to change medication doses, issue repeat scripts and perform point-of-care tests for patients with chronic diseases under a trial starting this year.Running for 18 months, the Victorian trial is a way of freeing up GP time to deal with complex clinical issues, according to the state government.Supporters argue the trial will not fragment care and GPs will retain control over what happens to patients.The GPs taking part will write shared care plans that will guide pharmacists in monitoring and refining the medication regimen of patients with asthma, hypertension and hypercholesterolaemia, and those on anticoagulation medications.Only pharmacists with an established relationship with a GP clinic will be able to take part.But under the trial, they will perform blood pressure, spirometry, INR and lipid panel tests to monitor patients...

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I am very happy reade your articles
on 01-20-2017 06:51am by Tariqul
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