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In the first of our series of reviews of the biggest issues facing pharmacy in 2017, Megan Haggan looks at the fraught issue of the codeine upschedule There’s no doubt …

With ambiguous messages surrounding nicotine replacement therapy in pregnancy, Aussie experts have tried to pin down the best advice Smoking cessation experts and public health physicians from the University of …

The controversial welfare policy has been reportedly scrapped as key Senators and MPs ruled out supporting the scheme Social Services Minister Christian Porter has told The Australian he will be removing …

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 …

Ibuprofen and paracetamol works just as well as opioid combinations for breaks and sprains, emergency doctors say US emergency department doctors have found that a one-two combination of ibuprofen with …

The troubled North Richmond area is to get its medically supervised injecting room trial, which is hoped to help drive drug users into treatment Harm minimisation proponent and pharmacist Angelo …

Liberal MPs have flagged concerns with Health Minister Greg Hunt over the codeine upschedule in a party room meeting The Guardian reports that Tim Wilson, Russell Broadbent, Jason Falinski and …

The Pharmacy Guild has rejected claims it’s putting profits ahead of patient safety “Chemists are putting profits ahead of patient safety as they try to fight new rules that will …

The AMA’s West Australian branch has accused the State’s Health Minister, Roger Cook, of risking residents’ health Mr Cook, alongside all other State and Territory Health Ministers bar South Australian …

A high-profile GP has accused the Guild of being a “disruptive factor in healthcare” over the codeine debate RACGP Queensland chair Dr Edwin Kruys has written on his Doctor’s Bag …

Codeine might not even be approved for use if it was introduced today, one doctor says “I think if codeine was invented next week, it might struggle to get listed,” …

State and Territory Health Ministers have answered a call to address the codeine upschedule In a move commended by the Pharmacy Guild, all State and Territory Health Ministers – bar …