The Pharmacy Today
The Pharmacist is today more and more at the service of the patient, is acquiring a real role of caregiver. The reason is simple. More and more often it is not sufficient to dispense the drug on duty; the patient turns to the pharmacist as an authoritative consultant for all matters relating to health and well-being in daily life, and not just in illness.
His professionalism, already at the service of the patient, it is no longer limited to to guarantee the correct care in drug management (from adherence to therapies to pharmacovigilance),but is evolving towards a real figure of "educator", if not even a mentor.
A constantly evolving role, which sees the pharmacist having to constantly train based on the new needs of patients, such as for medical tests and the use of new technological equipment.