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More Access To Pharmaceuticals

Posted on: Wed 10 Apr 2019

The Therapeutic Goods Administration is currently looking to expand the list of medicines available “over the counter” via a pharmacist without a prescription.

This approach could reduce the need for trips to the doctor, saving people time and lowering costs both for the patient and the health care system.

Dr. Stephen Carter, Lecturer of Pharmacy Practice at the University of Sydney joins Breakfast’s Zoe and Tom to find out more.

Produced by Zoe Kounadis and Tom Mann



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