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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 …

Regional pain sufferers have less access to non-medication help for their condition – but in north-west Tasmania, pharmacists can help them access one option In the wake of the codeine …