Minister's Open Letter to Industry: Don't Take it Out on the Patients

Deb Matthews, the Ontario Minister of Health and Long Term Care has written to the Ontario Pharmacists Association and the Ontario Association of Chain Drugstores saying that she is perplexed by recent industry communications that imply the reforms will prevent pharmacists from providing services and counseling to patients. False, says the Minister, who says pharmacists are already compensated for these services by the Ontario government. Click here to see the letter

Keywords: pharmacy, patient