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Pharmacy First: uncomplicated UTIs

This series is written for pharmacy teams and aims to prepare the whole team for their involvement in the Pharmacy First service. It focuses on understanding the service, how to refer and how to manage those not eligible for referral, with OTC recommendations and advice.

The third module in our Pharmacy First service series looks at how pharmacy teams can help patients navigate the uncomplicated UTIs service, as well as offering OTC advice and support for those who are ineligible.

Urinary tract infections (UTIs) are common bacterial infections that mainly present in women – with estimates showing around half of all women in the UK will suffer at least one UTI in their lifetime.

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