Media Release: AMA criticises Bupa pharmacy partnership

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In a recent media release, AMA President Tony Bartone has criticised the new ‘strategic partnership’ between Bupa, a major Australian health insurer, and TerryWhite Chemmart pharmacies, saying that it could lead to patients receiving inappropriate health care and advice.

Mr Bartone warned of the way the new partnership, which will offer a ‘range of health services and benefits‘ and an app aimed at ‘providing significant value and personalised care‘, could undermine general practice as the main way to access quality primary health care in Australia.

To read the press release, click here.