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In line with moves to promote physiotherapy as an alternative to opioids, the TGA has produced advice for physios The RACGP has encouraged GPs to refer patients to physiotherapists as …

Opioids are still in the news, as methadone patients are vilified in the press and pharmacists respond to accusations of price gouging The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone says he has …

The Guild has written to PainAustralia after its CEO suggested that pharmacists were responsible for increasing the price of low-dose codeine Last week the CEO of PainAustralia, Carol Bennett, said …

Tasmania is leading the way as it sets up real time monitoring of formerly-OTC codeine, pharmacy stakeholders say The island state has announced that it plans to implement Drugs and …

The Pharmacy Board has advised on handling scripts for large quantities of codeine-containing preparations In its latest communique, the Pharmacy Board has received a request for advice about how pharmacists …

Pharmacists and consumers are frustrated at the gap between supply and demand for low-dose codeine – and consumers are still confused Advantage Pharmacy CEO Steven Kastrinakis told the AJP that …

Consumers are speaking out about the lack of stock situation in pharmacies – and they’re not happy In a piece titled “Codeine ban is one painful bungle after another,” News …

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 …

Anger over the increased price of low-dose codeine is growing – and pharmacists are in the firing line Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has hit back at claims …

A NSW doctor with a codeine dependency has been struck off for prescribing scheduled medicines to himself over 600 times in just two years A doctor who had practised in …

It’s been a busy week in Canberra—for the pharmacy sector as well as for those interested in the private life of embattled Nationals leader Barnaby Joyce We saw the sunset …

A woman stole codeine and other drugs due to severe ongoing pain, a court has heard Grafton’s Daily Examiner reports that Alicia Lee Cachia was involved in a car accident …