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The Government is writing to the top 20% of opioid-prescribing doctors, Health Minister Greg Hunt has told reporters Australian doctors are the best in the world, Mr Hunt says – …

A new study has shown that trading of prescription opioids has grown in the wake of US Government attempts to more tightly regulate their prescription The study, published by the …

A pharmacist has had his bid to regain registration knocked back as “premature” Dr Dale Larden appeared before the NSW Civil and Administrative Tribunal seeking a reinstatement order. His registration …

All pharmacists have the opportunity to start conversations with their patients about pain, and about their analgesic medications, writes Benita Suckling Working in an opioid stewardship role, I’ve witnessed first-hand …

Pharmacy and medical bodies have written to the TGA, calling for national script monitoring to be implemented urgently In its consultation paper on options for a regulatory response regarding prescription …

PSA and SHPA are at odds with the Guild in their support of changes to pack sizes, while some pharmacists have voiced concerns about stock management, logistics and cost The …

Smaller oxycodone pack sizes and an enhanced role for pharmacists are part of a model being suggested by Melbourne researchers Dr Megan Allen and colleagues from the Royal Melbourne Hospital …

Pharmacy 777 and ScriptWise are urging pharmacists to speak with patients about the risks associated with long-term use of benzos and opioids As part of ScriptWise’s inaugural National Prevention of …

The first landscape survey of hospital pharmacy practice for Australians post-surgery has been launched by the SHPA The organisation says this is its latest initiative aimed at harnessing the expertise …

Pharmacy crime rampant in Ireland; counterfeit drugs epidemic in Trinidad and Tobago; Walmart’s new measures to combat opioid crisis Dublin, Ireland: President of the Irish Pharmacy Union Daragh Connolly has …

More jobs for those willing to skip lunch; US pharmacist fights to clear his name; Prince’s family sues a hospital and the Walgreens pharmacy chain Birmingham, UK: A local agency …

US harm minimisation proponent Silver Damsen compares Australian and American approaches to the treatment of opioid abuse As an American drug treatment reform activist, I want to commend moves to …