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Prevalence of emergency department and family physician visits that potentially could be managed by pharmacists

Project ID: 2019-030/2020 0950 060 000
Type of Response: Research report
Knowledge User: Ontario College of Pharmacists 
ICES Scientist: Michael Paterson
Summary: As part of an overall approach to increase capacity in the healthcare system and alleviate strain on the provision of urgent care, the Ontario College of Pharmacists is drafting regulations that would authorize pharmacists to prescribe for certain minor ailments. The request is for the number of non-urgent emergency department visits for a discrete list of minor ailments.
Status: Completed