Getting urgent medicines in a flood zone can be a life or death challenge

I’m writing this from the flooded far north coast of NSW, where all around me people are contending with the awful and unexpected consequences of a catastrophic flood.

I have worked in rural health for a long time and this has been the worst I have experienced it.

It is well established that those living in flood-prone areas often already have more financial and health issues than others.

Among those consequences is the need to manage medicines