Pharmacists regularly answer questions and provide advice to patients buying medication, but they are not currently included as health-service providers under the government’s Elderly Health Care Voucher Scheme. Photo: Dickson Lee

If Hong Kong wants to beat manpower crisis in health care, it must call in the pharmacists

  • Pharmacists can help shoulder the burden of care by administering flu jabs during flu season and providing advice and care to patients needing medication
  • Making the flu vaccine a non-prescription drug and allowing pharmacists to administer it would go a long way
Topic |   Hong Kong health care and hospitals

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Pharmacists regularly answer questions and provide advice to patients buying medication, but they are not currently included as health-service providers under the government’s Elderly Health Care Voucher Scheme. Photo: Dickson Lee
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