Combination asthma medication overprescribed to Australian children, study finds

By ANMJ Staff|
August 6th, 2020|

Australian children are being inappropriately prescribed fixed-dose combination (FDC) asthma medication, a University of New South Wales (UNSW) study has revealed. According to national asthma [...]

Updated resources for performing spirometry in primary care plus advice amid COVID-19

By ANMJ Staff|
June 23rd, 2020|

The National Asthma Council has released an updated set of resources to guide primary healthcare professionals in performing and interpreting spirometry. The update to the [...]

Alcohol-fuelled violence and injury on the decline in the Northern Territory

By Kathryn Anderson|
April 30th, 2020|

Alcohol-fuelled harms are decreasing in the Northern Territory, according to a new report. The research, Investigating the introduction of the alcohol minimum unit price in [...]

Virtual educational visits now available from NPS MedicineWise

By ANMJ Staff|
April 15th, 2020|

NPS MedicineWise is delivering free evidence-based educational activities via video call across Australia so health professionals can participate in these without a face-to-face appointment.  CEO [...]

A uniquely local vaccination solution in the face of a global pandemic

By Ben Rodin|
April 15th, 2020|

Amid COVID-19 a medical centre in regional South Australia has found a unique way to immunise the community against the flu this season. Practice Nurse [...]

Concerned about catching the flu in the wake of COVID-19? Getting vaccinated ASAP will help prevent double infection

By ANMJ Staff|
April 2nd, 2020|

Around 70% of Australians want to get vaccinated against the flu as soon as possible to avoid a double infection with Influenza and COVID-19, according [...]

Nurses report shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in fight against COVID-19

By Robert Fedele|
March 26th, 2020|

Nurses report shortages of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) in fight against COVID-19

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