The draft Pharmacy Action Plan was released for public consultation from 12 October to 23 November 2015. There was strong engagement in the consultation, with 101 written submissions received. Submissions were comprehensive, of a high standard and reflected the views of a broad range of stakeholders.
In addition, 24 face-to-face meetings were held, including three consumer meetings.
Overall, there was strong support for the Pharmacy Action Plan.
Many submissions were complex and detailed. Given the volume of information received and the breadth of views expressed in the responses, and in the interests of clarity, this document does not include every response received for each question but instead summarises the key themes that emerged from the consultation.