Pharmacy-driven prescription-to-non-prescription switch to improve consumer access to medicines: a case study from New Zealand
- At: 2014 FIP Congress in Bangkok (Thailand)
- Type: Presentation
- By: GAULD, Natalie (University of Otago, School of Pharmacy, Dunedin, New Zealand)
Background: Internationally an aging population and health advances are increasing pressures on health resources. Switching medicines may help relieve this pressure. However, this usually requires application by a pharmaceutical company, limiting the medicines considered. Methods: This case study uses meeting minutes and switch application.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.