So what is the evidence that pharmacist UTI prescribing works?

Analysis: read about the trial behind Queensland's own experiment with pharmacist prescribers

The following is an edited version of an Australian Doctor story published last year examining the outcomes of a pharmacist UTI prescribing trial run in Canada.

A script

It was the results of this trial that appears to have led the Queensland Government to set up its own version.

So what did the researchers find — was the trial a success, were patients correctly diagnosed, did they get better and what about the impact on unnecessary antibiotic prescribing?

Read on.

It could be described as a riddle