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The Pharmacy Guild has again exchanged fire over the controversial Queensland UTI trial, saying the AMA is making up claims Pharmacy Guild Queensland branch president Chris Owen has described a …

A draft report on Queensland’s pharmacy UTI trial has shown it to be “overwhelmingly supportive” of the initiative The Australian reporter Lydia Lynch has warned that “a turf war between …

There was lots of regulatory news this week, as we count down the days until the Federal Election… and find out how pharmacists may vote The Health Professional Councils Authority …

Doctors say their “only option” has been to report pharmacists involved with the Queensland UTI trial to the state’s Health Ombudsman, AMA head reveals The Pharmacy Guild has denied claims …

Doctors “trawling through medical records” and publishing patient details as evidence against the pharmacist UTI trial is a new low, says one stakeholder Doctors are once again calling for an …

Doctors are whipping up a “cancer scare” about the Queensland UTI trial, says the Guild, and suggesting the owner group is “wining and dining” politicians over full scope The Australian …

Queensland’s Health Minister says the state’s trial of pharmacist prescribing for UTIs is already working, responding to criticism of the full scope pilot At a recent press conference Yvette D’Ath, …

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 …

Urinary tract infection is one of the most common infections in older adults, accounting for around 25% of all in infections in this age group. This article identifies the common …

A pharmacist and several doctors have again called for the Queensland UTI trial to be halted, citing concerns about antimicrobial resistance Senior Infectious Diseases Pharmacist, Aryan Shahabi-Sirjani, Chair of the …

PDL says it has flagged some risk considerations for pharmacists participating in the Queensland UTI trial In an update for Queensland members, PDL outlines a number of issues relating to …