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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 …

Another stakeholder has alleged that pharmacists are responsible for the increased price of low-dose codeine – and taken aim at Pain MedsChecks Chronic Pain Australia, which represents people living with …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced a project examining ways to reduce the risk of people developing chronic pain The Turnbull Government has announced the provision of $10 million for …

Doctor slams AMA for its outrage over the proposed pharmacy pain trial Last week Health Minister Greg Hunt announced a $20 million trial program to help people suffering chronic pain, …

Thinking of taking opioids for low back pain? Here’s what you need to know When it comes to treating low back pain, opioids have many risks and few benefits. Shutterstock …

Medicare needs to keep up with changes to best practice for treating low back pain, one researcher warns Recent changes to major international guidelines for the management of lower back …

The looming upscheduling of codeine provides a reminder to consider how you handle chronic pain patients, writes Karalyn Huxhagen Management of chronic pain in pharmacy is evolving as the removal …