Departments

Austin Toxicology Service

About us

The Austin Toxicology Service provides for Victoria an integrated poisons information and poisons management service of the highest professional standard.

The service is the only inpatient service for poisoned patients in Victoria and has a unique group of senior medical specialists available for advice and education in all areas of toxicology and toxinology.

The service’s senior medical staff are involved in teaching medical and nursing undergraduates and graduates, FRACP, FACEM and FRACGP trainees. They provide education to rural and remote practitioners, advice to industry and government on disaster medicine and chemical and industrial toxicology and regulatory advice in the areas of drugs and poisons.