New professional advisory payment a step towards equity, say DHBs

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New professional advisory payment a step towards equity, say DHBs

Jonathan
Chilton Towle
Carolyn Gullery
Carolyn Gullery, the DHBs’ lead pharmacy general manager for planning and funding, says a new payment included in the pharmacy contract recognises the value pharmacists provide when giving advice
A new professional advisory payment included in the pharmacy services contract is a move towards addressing equity issues for Māori and Pasi

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Never mind equity for Maori & Pacifica - what about equity for pharmacy?

$2100 per pharmacy per quarter - that’s less than each nurse made in their last wage rise.

How will patients be identified as Community Services Card and High User Health Card holders? I stopped identifying these cards for individuals when the $5 fee became standard across all groups. This would be interesting to know as I see a bit of a problem. Also I guess there is some way they are to determine Māori and Pasifika population, again not something I regularly identify.