A most trusted profession ...?

Anthony J Smith and David A Newby
Med J Aust 2011; 195 (9): . || doi: 10.5694/mja11.11309
Published online: 7 November 2011

Pharmacists have an important role in protecting the public from regulatory loopholes

If the 2011 Readers Digest survey can itself be trusted, pharmacists are the sixth most trusted profession in Australia, coming in marginally behind nurses (fifth) and before medical specialists (eighth) and general practitioners (ninth), and well ahead of car salesmen (43rd) and politicians (44th).1

  • Anthony J Smith1
  • David A Newby2

  • Discipline of Clinical Pharmacology, University of Newcastle, Newcastle, NSW.

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