The scope of pharmacypractice includes moretraditional roles such as ...More
The scope of pharmacypractice includes moretraditional roles such ascompounding anddispensing medications,and it also includes moremodern services relatedto health care, includingclinical services,reviewing medications forsafety and efficacy, andproviding druginformation. Pharmacists,therefore, are theexperts on drug therapyand are the primaryhealth professionals whooptimize medication useto provide patients withpositive health outcomes. Less
says"Pharmacies of Norway are dominated by the three large companies Alliance Boots, Apokjeden and Norsk Medisinaldepot. In total there are 606 pharmacies, of which only 16 do not belong to the four dominant chains Apotek 1, Vitusapotek, Alliance Apotek and Ditt Apotek. 33 pharmacies are state owned as pharmaceutical trusts."
The scope of pharmacy practice includes more traditional roles such as compounding and dispensing medications, and it also includes more modern services related to health care, including clinical services, reviewing medications for safety and efficacy, and providing drug information. Pharmacists, therefore, are the experts on drug therapy and are the primary health professionals who optimize medication use to provide patients with positive health outcomes.