More than 1000 pharmacies can start prescribing antibiotics for UTIs from today

But there is still no detail on how adverse events will be tracked.
Dr Kerry Chant.

More than half the pharmacies in NSW will be diagnosing and treating uncomplicated UTIs from Monday, with further services planned for the contraceptive pill in the coming months. 

It follows the expansion of the state government’s $3 million prescribing trial, launched in May, from 94 to 1000 pharmacies.