Chronic pain and opioids: Carers must be opioid aware

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With opioid literacy an ongoing problem, Carers Australia is urging pharmacists to play a more active role in identifying carers of people relying on opioids for pain relief, and to include them in discussions about these medications at the time of dispensing. A 2020 study by ORIMA Research, found one in five current opioid consumers

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