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Despite regulatory changes to codeine, pharmacists continue to play a vital role in the safe and appropriate use of analgesics As our knowledge of pain has progressed, we now recognise …

Vaccine run highlights community pharmacy’s worth; BoJo lauds Sussex pharmacist; India cracks down on codeine cough syrups Donegal, Pennsylvania: Trib Live has reported on pharmacist Ed Christofano, who drove his …

Careers, colds, codeine and COVID: which of our features were pharmacists reading this year? In the first of series looking at our most read articles in 2020, we look at …

A dentist and pharmacist has identified an increase in the prescribing by dentists of opioids, and suggests they should have access to real-time monitoring systems In a new article in …

The proportion of people using codeine for non-medical purposes has halved since 2016 and this is likely due to its upscheduling, according to the latest National Drug Strategy Household Survey …

No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Reasons for Nonadherence to Statins A Systematic Review of Reviews concludes that female gender, older and younger age, non-white race, low …

A call from a pharmacist should have alerted a GP that he was in breach of a “critical compliance condition” imposed on his registration, a Tribunal has heard At a …

A wide range of articles made our 10 most-read features for 2019, including some from the recent past Careers advice, pharmacist prescribing, changing methods of practice, clinical articles and Chemist …

More research has confirmed a drop in codeine-related poisonings following the controversial upschedule The rescheduling of all codeine-containing products as prescription-only medications from 1 February 2018 is associated with a …

Codeine and oxycodone were the most prevalent opioids related to ambulance attendances for extramedical opioid use over a six-year period, study finds A retrospective study has analysed 9,823 opioid-related ambulance …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between headache and low back pain A systematic review of 14 studies identified a positive association between persistent low back …