A pharmacy chain is selling pathology screening packages direct to consumers, in a move that has angered doctors’ groups. Amcal pharmacies are offering six “health screening and wellness monitoring” packages under a deal between owner Sigma and pathology giant Sonic Healthcare. The kits, which screen for ‘fatigue’, ‘general health’, ‘heart health’, ‘kidney health’, vitamin D ...
Conflict of interest concerns over pharmacy-ordered pathology tests
By Tessa Hoffman
6 Jul 2017