Pharmacists in 2023


In 2023, pharmacists will be recognised as the custodians of medicine safety, using their medicines expertise to support the safety of patients.

Setting the agenda


Pharmacists in 2023 reveals 11 changes needed for healthcare evolution to deliver safety and quality improvements in the use of medicines, and better use of pharmacists to improve access to healthcare.

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Medicine safety is in pharmacists’ DNA


The report unlocks the potential for pharmacists to improve healthcare access and outcomes for Australians and reduce variability in care.

Improving Australia’s health


This presents a three-way benefit – for patients, our profession and Australia’s health system.


Pharmacists will do more


Our goal is to ensure pharmacists meet community health needs while practising to their full potential and being supported to develop as practitioners with a quality framework for service delivery.

Key actions

For pharmacists in 2023 to address the health needs of all Australians, we have identified 11 actions for change:

11 actions for change

Making it happen


Achieving these actions will require the removal of barriers currently impeding change, along with support for the five identified enablers of change:

Key enablers

Download the report

To find out how these changes will become a reality, download a copy of the full report and share it with your network.