‘A’ flagging has Medicines Australia concerned

non-dispensing pharmacists: pharmacist sitting behind desk with pen and small pile of meds
Medicines Australia has expressed concern about the PBAC's recommendation that pharmacists be allowed to substitute the biosimilars in place of biologic medicines prescribed by a patient’s doctor. "The so-called 'a-flagging' means that pharmacists can make this substitution without the knowledge or consent of the patient’s specialist doctor, GP or even the patient," the organisation says.

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