Northland pharmacists spearhead initiative to assist asthmatics

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Northland pharmacists spearhead initiative to assist asthmatics

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In a suspected first for New Zealand, pharmacists in Northland are being funded by the local DHB to offer a new intervention for asthma patients. The initiative is targeted to help Māori and Pasifika people, who have some of the worst rates of asthma-related hospitalisation and mortality in the country. Pharmacy Today reporter Nerine Zoio finds out more

A new asthma intervention initiative being offered by Northland pharmacists aims to help around 2000 Māori and Pacifika patients. Last mo