Pharmacist provides highly developed mental healthcare in Canterbury

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Pharmacist provides highly developed mental healthcare in Canterbury

Kyra Sicamore
Specialist mental health pharmacist Kyra Sycamore would like to see more specialist mental health pharmacists in community settings and GP surgeries

This week is Mental Health Awareness Week, a week dedicated to raising awareness of an issue that often goes unnoticed. Clinical pharmacists are some of the health professionals at the forefront of treating mental health issues. Pharmacy Today chats to Kyra Sycamore, the only New Zealand specialist mental health pharmacist working clinically in New Zealand to have a credential from the UK-based College of Mental Health Pharmacy

Ensuring patients suffering from mental illness are treated as individuals and have the right medicines is the name of the game for clinical pharmacis