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The last week of January was a busy one in the pharmacy sector… Two key reports came out this week with significance for pharmacists. The PSA‘s Medicine Safety: Take Care …

A British pharmacist had difficulty breathing, lay down in the dispensary and had to have an ambulance called after taking cocaine for “three days straight” Peter Barr, who was employed …

by Shalini Arunogiri, Monash University; Dan Lubman, Monash University, and Rose Crossin, Monash University Pregabalin (sold under the brand name Lyrica) is prescribed as an anti-epileptic and a painkiller for …

A British man rang emergency services expecting operators to tell his local pharmacy to stay open late As Victoria launches a pharmacy phase of its campaign urging patients to save …

The pharmacy phase of a new campaign urging Victorians to save 000 for emergencies has launched And the campaign will likely boost awareness about the true range of services available …

Queensland Health has asked Australians to reconsider presenting to an emergency department for minor conditions which could be treated at a pharmacy or GP According to Queensland Health’s Chief Clinical …

In 2016, most UK Accident and Emergency Departments were facing a large and growing workload – so pharmacists were examined as a solution A study published in Integrated Pharmacy Research …

The story of a pharmacist on the frontline during an Ebola outbreak inspired another to start researching the profession’s role in disasters Pharmacists are underutilised in disaster planning and response, …

A pharmacy at Cairns Hospital was evacuated and pharmacy workers treated after a chemical spill late last week The Cairns Post reports that four pharmacy staff members were treated for …

Stakeholders are calling for better CPR education after a study revealed Australia’s bystander CPR rates New research by Monash University has revealed that almost 60% of out-of-hospital cardiac arrest (OHCA) …

AMA president Dr Michael Gannon has warned of “challenges,” including for emergency departments, dealing with codeine-seeking patients Dr Gannon spoke with 2GB’s Ben Fordham today following the release of a …

It’s the time of year to consider promoting responsible use of alcohol, writes Karalyn Huxhagen The scenes from the recent Melbourne Cup of women lying on the ground in their …