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chronic pain


Extension granted to allow time to recruit more patients as slow uptake hampers beginning of Chronic Pain MedsCheck trial The Department of Health has granted an additional two months of …

Chronic pain patients tell pharmacists: we don’t want to be treated like addicts Kevin James had to give up his career as a full-time registered nurse due to crippling lower …

A pooled data analysis published in the BMJ has found that mindfulness meditation may help ease chronic pain  The analysis, published online in the journal Evidence Based Mental Health, indicates that …

Policy around chronic pain must be strongly influenced by the voices of those who matter most – those living with chronic pain themselves AJP spoke to Jarrod McMaugh, Melbourne community …

Several stakeholders have expressed concern about a newly documented rise in opioid use The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, released on Tuesday, found that between 2013–14 and 2016–17 the …

New PBS data shows that opioid prevalence in Australia has increased since 2013, but incidence has decreased And in response, pain stakeholders have called for better access to multi-disciplinary treatments, …

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has announced services have started under the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial Participating community pharmacies that have completed the required training will start recording trial services …

Pharmacists are warned they may see more pain sufferers heading back to prescription opioids and excluded from private care The Neuromodulation Society of Australia and New Zealand has expressed concerns …

Doctors have responded with outrage as the Guild confirms that the trial will forge ahead, publishing a schedule of trial payment fees The Pharmacy Guild of Australia has released details …

This is just one of the many responses to Chronic Pain Australia’s 2018 National Pain Survey, released for the start of National Pain Week People living with chronic pain rely …

The Federal Government will fund a national action plan on chronic pain management, Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced Speaking at Painaustralia’s AGM, Mr Hunt said that the national action …

A US clinical trial has found that non-opioid pain medicines are just as good as opioids in chronic back, hip or knee pain The small, year-long study, which focused on …