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What roles can pharmacists play during a disaster? Researchers have outlined exactly what these should be A new Australian research article ‘Defining pharmacists’ roles in disasters’ has outlined exactly what …

Outdated laws are hampering pharmacists from helping to provide timely, effective treatment to displaced people, say researchers Researchers from the Queensland University of Technology say that the legal barriers pharmacists …

The National Asthma Council Australia is cautioning Australians that bushfires raging throughout the country are putting lives at risk from asthma It is vital for anyone with asthma living in …

The planet is at “acute risk” of devastating epidemics or pandemics – but how can pharmacists help? The world is not ready to handle disastrous outbreaks at which it is …

Blooms The Chemist has celebrated the re-opening of its Umina, NSW store in June with a series of community events and a grand opening at its new location Following a …

A woman has died and several others are ill due to a melioidosis infection, following the disastrous Townsville floods The Townsville Bulletin reports that Dr Julie Mudd, Townsville Hospital public …

Pharmacists and other health professionals are pitching in together to help their patients, as Townsville remains cut off from the rest of the country due to flooding Paul Willis, general …

One pharmacist has slept in his pharmacy for the last seven nights, and another drove through an emergency alert area to open his store, as fires rage across Tasmania At …

Does pharmacy have a role in disaster health management? Australian researchers think so The role of pharmacists in health care management in a disaster situation has been traditionally low, but …

Stakeholders have urged pharmacists to talk to patients with asthma and allergy about thunderstorm asthma The calls have come during the inquest into the deaths of 10 people during the …

Pharmacists need to be fully integrated into disaster planning, and remunerated for emergency care, experts say Australia is falling behind in incorporating pharmacy into disaster planning, experts say. A group …

The pharmacy at Tathra has survived this week’s devastating bushfire – but its owner doesn’t know when he’ll be allowed to reopen it The Rural Fire Service has confirmed that …