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From 1 February you will face objections – you and your staff need to maintain equanimity and learn to LARF, say Glenn Guilfoyle and Paul Jaffar We have all seen …

The OTC codeine ban could save 100 lives a year, the Health Minister says, as ABC journalist reveals consumer fury And ahead of the upschedule of low-dose codeine products, mainstream …

A GP app could be the solution to an expected influx of patients seeking pain relief, its developer suggests Christian Nehme, a medical scientist and former pharmacy assistant, is developing …

AMA president Dr Michael Gannon has warned of “challenges,” including for emergency departments, dealing with codeine-seeking patients Dr Gannon spoke with 2GB’s Ben Fordham today following the release of a …

People who have been overusing codeine may switch to alcohol misuse after Thursday’s upschedule, one expert warns And it’s likely to be those overusing codeine only a little—to treat pain …

Rules around pharmacist vaccinations differ between states – and the same could happen for codeine availability, one stakeholder says With only two days to go before low-dose codeine is upscheduled …

Response to article published in the AJP – OTC codeine death claims must stop by A/Prof Adrian Reynolds The Australian Journal of Pharmacy article with Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president …

There is no substance to reports that GPs could be banned from prescribing S8 analgesics, the TGA says Over the long weekend, Fairfax and News media reported that the TGA’s …

ScriptWise has launched new videos on social media as the February 1st codeine rescheduling deadline looms Codeine will become prescription-only this Thursday following the Therapeutic Goods Administration’s decision that the …

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 …