NSW pharmacists start prescribing in ‘feasibility’ study as full trial pushed back

The research team expects 12000 patients will seek out a pharmacist script.
Sarah Simpkins
Dr Sarah Dineen-Griffin (PhD).

The NSW Government has officially launched its pharmacist prescribing trial with a pilot of 100 pharmacies diagnosing and treating UTIs.

Lead researcher Dr Sarah Dineen-Griffin (PhD) joined state Minister for Health Ryan Park for the trial’s launch on Monday, with Mr Park heralding “the first step of reforming the way we deliver healthcare”.