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  • A 12-month pilot in Victoria from October 2023 to October 2024 allows people to receive some treatments at a local pharmacy without needing to see a doctor to get a prescription.
  • You can visit a pharmacy for resupply of the contraceptive pill, treatment for uncomplicated urinary tract infections, treatment for shingles and flare up of mild plaque psoriasis or to access travel health advice and vaccinations.
  • Please contact the pharmacy before your visit to check arrangements for consultations.

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Reviewed on: 01-03-2024