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New restrictions on opioids provide an excellent opportunity for pharmacists to raise awareness about dependence, naloxone and pain management, say stakeholders Commencing Monday, 1 June 2020, the PBS listings for …

New research has found that one in five Australians aged 45 and over are living with persistent, ongoing pain – and this group is more likely to have been dispensed …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The dispensing of psychotropic medicines to older people before and during they enter residential aged care Analysis of dispesning data of …

An inquest has found an ACT man died due to morphine toxicity, with signs he was stockpiling his medications A coroner has made an open finding as to the manner …

It’s been a busy and varied week in pharmacy, with opportunities to think about new ways to address existing issues, plus movement on opioids and concern about price gouging We …

All states and territories are expected to integrate their real-time prescription monitoring by the end – if not the middle – of 2020, the Health Minister has said Speaking to …

TGA flags changes to prescription opioid regulations following consultation  The TGA has given notice that changes will be made to the pack sizes, dosage and advice supplied with prescription opioids …

Doubt over proposal to fast-track pharmacists as doctors; pharmacist loses licence permanently after allegedly ignoring “red flags;” Walgreens settles civil suit over fake pharmacist UK: Pharmacists could be offered “fast-track” …

Mundipharma pays $302,400 in penalties over infringement notices related to marketing claims regarding nine opioid medicines Mundipharma has paid thousands of dollars in penalties in response to 24 infringement notices …

New research shows that more than one in 13 Australians who start using weak opioid pain medications transition to stronger opioids The research, by the Centre for Medicine Use and …

A pharmacy owner has been found guilty of professional misconduct after more than 10,000 Endone tablets went missing due to an employee’s actions The pharmacist is the sole owner of …

A woman with no prior criminal history robbed a pharmacy with a knife in a desperate bid to obtain fentanyl The Newcastle Herald has reported on the case of Ashleigh …