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Should pharmacists be able to prescribe common medicines like antibiotics for UTIs? We asked 5 experts

By Fron Jackson-Webb, Deputy Editor and Senior Health Editor
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Victoria is the latest state to move towards pharmacist prescribing, with Premier Daniel Andrews promising a trial allowing pharmacists to prescribe antibiotics for urinary tract infections (UTIs) and medicines for other conditions if re-elected.

UTIs are common, especially among women, with half getting at least one in their lifetime.

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