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Can a Pharmacist open a Clinic in Pakistan in 2024

Can a pharmacist open in a clinic in Pakistan: The term doctor is applied to the names of those people who have a degree of bachelor of medicine and Bachelor of Surgery MBBS and bachelor of dentistry BDS. Both of these degree holder people can apply the prefix of doctor with their names. But, besides the Bachelor of medicine and bachelor of surgery, and bachelor of dentistry, there are some other medical fields. These medical fields are doctor of nutrition, doctor of physical therapy, and doctor of pharmacy. Byt none of these can apply the prefix of doctor with their names.

Byt recently some new modifications are made to the usage of the prefix of doctor with their names. Here we are going to tell you whether a pharmacist is a doctor or not. Or the pharmacist can open a clinic in Pakistan in 2024?

Is a pharmacist a doctor?

Pharmacists have a degree of doctor of pharmacy of 5 years. Some years ago it was said that people who have a degree in pharmacy cannot use the prefix of doctor with their names. But recently it was said that these people who have a degree in pharmacy can use the prefix of doctor of pharmacy with their names and hence these people are also doctors. But now the question arises if these people who have a degree in pharmacy can open a clinic in Pakistan. Here is the answer to this frequently asked question.

Can pharmacists open a clinic in Pakistan in 2024?

The answer to this question is a pharmacist cannot open a clinic in Pakistan. A pharmacist who has a degree of 5 years program in pharmacy cannot open a clinic for the treatment and diagnosis of any disease and also cannot prescribe medicine to people. These people have no rules and laws to open up a clinic by themselves and cannot diagnose the diseases of the people. And also these doctors of pharmacy cannot prescribe medicine to these people. This is against the rules and laws by the government about these people who cannot open a clinic on their own in Pakistan.

How a pharmacist can get a job in Pakistan?

The people who have a degree in pharmacy of 5 years cannot open a clinic but their own in Pakistan. But these people have some specific jobs in each hospital. So these people can apply for this job in the hospitals. Hence can suggest medicine and approve the medicines that are used in the hospital. However these people cannot open a clinic by themselves. Some private hospitals also have job vacancies for people who have a degree in pharmacy. 

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