April 21, 2020 In News By

TELEGRAPH-JOURNAL : ‘Pharmacy is in crisis’: doctor rejects call to remove prescription co-pay

Dr. Keith Brunt, IMPART member and  Associate Professor of Pharmacology at Dalhousie Medicine New Brunswick (DMNB), highlights the pressure New Brunswick pharmacies are currently under due to COVID-19 and the impacts that removing the co-pay per prescriptions will have – especially on pharmacists in small, rural communities. Dr. Brunt outlines that “the pharmacy in New Brunswick and the rest of Canada needs a new deal. One where the well being of the healthcare provider is not sacrificed to the service of the patient or the business.”

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