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GPs and urologists have slammed the extension of the UTI pharmacist prescribing pilot, warning of missed diagnoses and antibiotic resistance Earlier this month, the Pharmacy Guild, PSA and Queensland University …

More than 6,300 women have so far accessed the service Queensland Health has extended the Urinary Tract Infection Pharmacy Pilot – Queensland (UTIPP-Q) until 30 June 2022, the Guild, the …

Restrictions to help prevent the spread of COVID-19 have seen antibiotic prescription rates plunge A new study led by a team of researchers at UNSW Sydney and the Murdoch Children’s Research Institute …

Sore throat is one of those things that affects most of us at some time, particularly over the winter months, says Brad Butt In fact, having a sore throat is …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Direct Challenges to Penicillin-Based Antibiotics in the Inpatient Setting Direct challenge (DC) is an emerging safe and effective alternative to penicillin …

As antibiotics are often managed sub-optimally and overused, it is important for pharmacists to keep up-to-date with Australian guidelines on management of RTIs, especially in children, and to provide reassurance, …

The Pharmacy Guild has rejected comments by a GP and pharmacist spokesperson for the AMA about pharmacists not being qualified for the Queensland UTI trial AMA Queensland spokesperson Dr Nick …

A GP and pharmacist has accused pharmacy of using the Queensland UTI trial and vaccinations as “new ways to get traffic into their retail outlets” The Australian Medical Association’s Queensland …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of Antihypertensive Medication Reduction vs Usual Care on Short-term Blood Pressure Control in Patients With Hypertension Aged 80 Years and …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Impact of Medication Regimen Simplification on Medication Administration Times and Health Outcomes in Residential Aged Care This 12 month …

The RACGP has attacked the Pharmacy Guild over the Queensland UTI pharmacist prescribing trial Earlier this week, Queensland University of Technology announced that its pharmacy Professor Lisa Nissen would lead …

The TGA has joined an international campaign to combat antimicrobial resistance The organisation has now joined the International Coalition of Medicines Regulatory Authorities, an international alliance of the leaders of …