Pharmacists will receive a $20 payment per consultation to cover administrative costs.
According to Health Minister Ryan Park, the trial is set to help ease the pressure on the health system.
“This initiative is not only making it easier for people to access medicines, it is also alleviating pressure on our GPs and primary care services,” he said.
The expansion of the trial comes after a successful pilot phase which enabled women suffering from UTIs to access the medication from pharmacies without a prescription from a GP.
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