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A large percentage of emergency department presentations could be managed more appropriately by community health services such as pharmacists More than one-third of presentations to hospital emergency departments (EDs) are …

South Australia has launched a new campaign urging people to go to a pharmacy or GP, not the Emergency Department, for minor ailments The marketing campaign, which asks younger people …

Gold Coast residents have been presenting to Emergency with problems like ingrown toenails, sprains and strains, and requests for medical certificates The Gold Coast Primary Health Network and Gold Coast …

Stigma for those with opioid dependency is still a barrier to access, but experts point out that overdose in people who use opioids for chronic pain is also on the …

A study has found more than a third of unnecessary emergency department visits for non-urgent health conditions could be managed by pharmacists Researchers have conducted a cohort study looking at …

Can pharmacists transform prescribing through protocol change and prescriber education? A US study has looked at the role pharmacists can play in impacting prescribing habits for patients discharged from hospital …