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Doctors say they are “outraged” by the commencement of the Queensland UTI prescribing trial, but the Pharmacy Guild has hit back, saying medicos are using “old scare campaigns” The Urinary …

The Queensland trial of pharmacist prescribing for simple UTIs has reached a key milestone, with the release of the Drug Therapy Protocol Pilot and consortium lead on the Urinary Tract …

When enough pharmacies are signed up to participate, Queensland’s much-anticipated UTI trial will begin The Pharmacy Guild and PSA’s Queensland branches report a “strong” response and numerous registrations for the …

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 …

Doctors have criticised Queensland’s move towards downscheduling the Pill and UTI medicines as “a cynical attempt to buy the female vote” Queensland Premier Annastacia Palaszczuk and Health Minister Steven Miles …

The Guild has hit back at “misleading” claims by doctors about the risk of superbugs and the Board’s stance on pharmacist prescribing On 29 January, state president of the Australian …

Representatives of a doctor group have explained why they pulled out of the advisory group for the Queensland pharmacist prescribing trial Major doctor groups such as the RACGP, AMA and …

As the Queensland pharmacy prescribing trial draws nearer, the president of AMA Queensland has again attempted to stop it going ahead Dr Dilip Dhupelia, the state’s branch president, has written …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Sodium–Glucose Cotransporter-2 Inhibitors and the Risk for Severe Urinary Tract Infections A large population-based cohort study using US-based databases has shown …

Doctors have again lashed out at suggestions that pharmacists could provide more health services, such as a minor ailments service NewsGP reported on a recent study conducted by the University …

The National Party has made enabling pharmacists to prescribe trimethoprim for acute UTIs one of its official policies At the National Party’s 2019 conference in Inverell, NSW over the weekend, …

The president of the AMA in Queensland has written to the state health minister urging him to reconsider the pharmacy contraceptive pill and UTI trial In April, the Queensland Government …