Pharmacist Treatment Guidance: Uncomplicated Cystitis

Eminent pharmacy academics from the Queensland University of Technology reported outcomes of the Urinary Tract Infection Pharmacy Pilot - Queensland (UTIPP-Q) identifying that pharmacists have appropriate skills, competencies, and training, and reinforced their value to the health care system and patients, in the safe and appropriate care in community pharmacy of uncomplicated urinary tract infection. [1] 

Following this Pilot, Queensland became the first state in Australia to authorise a pharmacist to supply medicine without a prescription for the treatment of urinary tract infection (in accordance with state- based legislation Extended Practice Authority).  

For state- and territory-based training, requirements and legislation please refer to the following. 

Pharmacist Treatment Guidance: Uncomplicated Cystitis (Queensland v1.0)

Supporting Resources & Training+
Setting for Service Delivery+
Definitions & Acronyms+
Criteria for Treatment+
Empirical Antimicrobial Cystitis Therapy+
Symptom Management+
Counselling, Documentation & Follow Up+
Appendix 2+