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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 …

How many people fall into addiction after getting a script from their doctor, and what role does the ED play? University of Sydney pharmacist researcher Dr Jonathan Penm recently conducted …

Karalyn Huxhagen explains why headache needs to be taken seriously The variance of headache that presents to pharmacy results in a variance of cure and ideas for preventions. There are …

The Victorian Government has unveiled plans to address emergency demand and help reduce health impacts from any future thunderstorm asthma event The Andrews Labor Government announced that it plans to …

Australia cannot be complacent about a potential infectious disease emergency, say public health experts While Australia is well placed to respond to such an emergency, many logistical challenges remain, say specialists …