Canada's doctors assail pharmacist prescribing

Kondro, Wayne
September 2007
CMAJ: Canadian Medical Association Journal;9/11/2007, Vol. 177 Issue 6, p558
Academic Journal
The article presents information on the new principles of collaborative team medical practices proposed by delegates to the Canadian Medical Association (CMA) 140th General Council on in Vancouver, British Columbia on August 21, 2007. The delegates demanded to check pharmacists from the rights of independent prescribing. According to medical personal Don Pugsley, collaborative care Canadian governments should not permit to substitute medical care provider for another simply because one is more or less costly than the other. Several Canadian provinces including Alberta, New Brunswick, and Nova Scotia allow pharmacists to initiate or modify prescriptions.


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