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A Guild state president has vowed to continue the fight on codeine and praised the recent NZ downscheduling decision Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has queried the validity …

Under-reporting of codeine dependence is highly likely and interventions are needed, say Australian researchers in new systematic review A systematic review published this week in the Medical Journal of Australia …

Victoria has opened a public consultation on the proposed regulations to support SafeScript, the real-time prescription monitoring system Minister for Health Jill Hennessy has released the proposed Drugs, Poisons and …

Doctor groups need to join the Guild to drive the implementation of real time monitoring, says David Quilty In this week’s edition of Forefront, Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty …

Just days after the low-dose codeine upschedule, a Victorian pharmacy has been burgled and codeine taken Police say criminals used a sledgehammer and crowbar to break into a Lilydale pharmacy …

A Dubbo pharmacist has called for real-time reporting of codeine dispensing in his local press, mirroring the Guild’s advocacy for a national system There is a huge need for real-time …

This week saw one of the most talked-about changes in pharmacy history finally take place: low-dose codeine is now Prescription Only The mainstream media reported extensively on the upschedule, with …

Australians have been warned they may have to pay more for low-dose codeine now it’s on script… and pharmacists are cast as the culprits In a Herald Sun article this …

The Pharmacy Guild’s advocacy has shone a light on the extent of codeine misuse, says AMA chief Doctor groups today welcomed the upschedule of low-dose codeine, with AMA president Dr …

The pain relief gap left by codeine should be filled by cannabis, says libertarian Senator Liberal Democrats Senator David Leyonhjelm has called on the Federal Government to smooth the way …

A TV personality has received criticism after saying he was planning to stock up on codeine… but he’s not sorry Andrew “Cosi” Costello, who presents the “South Aussie with Cosi” …

The OTC codeine ban is here… but what about the expected customer backlash from those who didn’t know? Last month, the AJP reported that 51% of readers had received “many” …