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The $20 million Pain MedsCheck trial is about ensuring pharmacy is at the frontline of primary care, says Greg Hunt Last week, the Health Minister announced a Pain MedsCheck trial, …

Pain was on the agenda this week, as the disagreements about codeine continue On Thursday, Health Minister Greg Hunt announced a $20 million initiative, run through community pharmacies, to help …

In the last days before the codeine upschedule, it’s time to look at how we manage acute pain, writes Ben Basger What do you think about codeine? Are we going …

PDL takes a look at a challenging codeine customer situation From 1 February 2018 medicines containing codeine will no longer be available without a prescription due to the Therapeutic Goods …

More than a fifth of codeine users are currently stockpiling the drug, new research suggests myDNA conducted research to find out how many Australians are using over-the-counter codeine-containing analgesics, ahead …

Health Minister Greg Hunt has announced a $20 million trial program to help people suffering chronic pain, to be run through community pharmacies The Guild and PSA have welcomed the …

Chief Medical Officer Brendan Murphy and the University of Sydney’s Peter Carroll have gone head-to-head on Radio National debating codeine efficacy and implication in overdose The two spoke to the …

Why is Australian pharmacy not being recognised for its world-leading programs for codeine and pseudoephedrine recording and monitoring? Australian pharmacy has established world’s best practice in handling and recording sales …

Peter Carroll takes a look at three recent claims around codeine Recently several claims regarding codeine have been circulating which I believe are untrue. Claim: Paracetamol and anti-inflammatory medications, alone …

Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has hit out at recent claims about deaths associated with OTC codeine, saying they defame pharmacists In a message to NSW Guild members, …

It’s possible that some people with codeine use disorder will emerge after February 2018 and present for help after their supplies run out, stakeholders say In an editorial in Australian …

NPS MedicineWise has released new guidance for pharmacists on the codeine upschedule, focusing on five consumer concerns Drawing on the most common complaints and questions aired on social media about …