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addictive drugs


Concerns that drug companies are using codeine upschedule to market stronger painkillers reveal an urgent need for real-time recording, says Guild Pharmaceutical companies have come under fire for allegedly using …

Should pharmacies be incentivised to dispense fewer tablets of drugs at risk of misuse? It’s an idea that has been put forward by Alfred Health to the Victorian government’s Inquiry …

Most pharmacists think the government’s proposal to drug test welfare recipients is not only a bad idea but potentially harmful, as the third test site is announced The Coalition has …

The state government has rejected the federal EERCD system, this week introducing legislation to deliver its own real-time prescription monitoring system The Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real-time Prescription …

Health Minister Greg Hunt is expected to announce additional funding to get a national real-time recording system for drugs of dependence up and running by Christmas Media reports have revealed …

State’s health department has been forced to reassess policy after concerns about numbers of methadone-related deaths were raised by the Coroner Key changes in the revised ‘Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy …

Sydney GP prescribed oxycodone and diazepam at potentially fatal amounts to a single patient over years Dr Ghee Hong Michael Tan, 59, has been found guilty of professional misconduct for prescribing a patient excessive …