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Politicians from the three major parties have spoken out in support of the role pharmacists can play in reducing harms from licit and illicit drugs …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Physical functioning and mindfulness skills training in chronic pain The importance of improved physical function as …

As the low-dose codeine upschedule loomed, predictions were made of an increase in crime, an increase in scripts for stronger opioids, and patients left in …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news The association between neonatal vitamin D status and risk of schizophrenia Findings from a large Danish …

Several stakeholders have expressed concern about a newly documented rise in opioid use The Third Australian Atlas of Healthcare Variation, released on Tuesday, found that …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Changes in pain intensity after discontinuation of long-term opioid therapy for chronic noncancer pain Pain intensity …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news  Overdiagnosis of Penicillin Allergy Leads to Costly, Inappropriate Treatment A growing body of evidence suggests that …

A new paper from the SHPA has exposed national inconsistencies in provision of pharmacy services to reduce the risk of opioid misuse “These tablets, they’re …

by Shalini Arunogiri, Monash University; Dan Lubman, Monash University, and Rose Crossin, Monash University Pregabalin (sold under the brand name Lyrica) is prescribed as an …

As Victorians head to the polls, we wrap up the last week in community pharmacy The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone has supported one measure announced …

The Victorian Opposition has pledged to both invest in pain services, and shut down Richmond’s injecting room Anthony Tassone, president of the Pharmacy Guild’s Victorian …

New PBS data shows that opioid prevalence in Australia has increased since 2013, but incidence has decreased And in response, pain stakeholders have called for …