- $5.8 million given by the Government to the guild for professional development of pharmacists was instead funnelled into a public relations "communications strategy" without approval from the health minister;
- Most of the $7.3 million of government funds meant to be paid to pharmacists to encourage electronic prescribing was instead reallocated to "fund other activities". The Health Department could not provide evidence to prove the health minister had been consulted;
- The Health Department did not keep any formal record of meetings with the guild...
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