RURAL PHARMACY WORKFORCE IN AUSTRALIA – HOW CAN WE ADDRESS THE MALDISTRIBUTION?
- At: 2019 FIP Congress in AbuDhabi (United Arab Emirates)
- Type: Poster
- By: GLASS, Beverley (James Cook University, Pharmacy, Australia)
- Co-author(s): Beverley Dawn Glass: College of Medicine and Dentistry , James Cook University, Townsville, Australia
Selina Taylor: Centre for Rural and Remote Health, James Cook University, Mount Isa, Australia
Rural pharmacists in Australia, although under-represented in the workforce, are required to provide services to relatively small populations with complex healthcare needs, across wide and diverse geographical regions.
MethodsA sequential mixed methods approach involved the design of both a questionnaire and semi structured in-depth.. The access to the whole abstract and the presentation file is available to FIP members and to congress participants of that specific congress.