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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 …

Another leading GP has slammed Queensland’s limited pharmacy prescribing trial, calling for a national approach In mid-April, the Queensland Government announced a statewide trial whereby pharmacists would be able to …

Doctors continue to oppose Queensland’s trial of pharmacist provision of UTI treatment, with one GP warning of “landmines” Following the Queensland Government’s announcement last month that pharmacists would be able …

The AMA says pharmacists working in retail pharmacies should never prescribe Two weeks after the Queensland Government announced that it would run a statewide trial of these services – following …

The NSW Opposition and PSA have called on the recently re-elected Berejiklian Government to trial limited pharmacist prescribing in the state… but the Health Minister has rejected the proposal Earlier …

Doctor groups have responded with outrage to the announcement that Queensland will trial limited pharmacist prescribing Following the recent inquiry into the pharmacy sector in Queensland, the state government has …

When Canadian pharmacists gained the ability to prescribe contraceptives and UTI treatments, the Government wouldn’t pay them… until patients themselves stepped in Speaking at the APP conference on the Gold …

Pharmacists can provide effective and fast treatment – including prescribing – for patients with uncomplicated urinary tract infections, new data shows The first comprehensive evaluation of community pharmacist assessment and …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Fall-Risk-Increasing Drugs Use of certain medications is recognized as a major and modifiable risk factor for falls. In this systematic review …