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Many Australians who suffer from chronic pain remain unaware of what pharmacists can do to help, study reveals Many of the growing number of Australians who suffer from chronic pain …

Misuse of opioids often starts innocently enough – but there needs to be greater awareness of the risk and how to address chronic pain, says one stakeholder While most people …

No lasting increase in low-dose codeine use following upscheduling, TGA says, as study reveals pharmacists’ post-schedule experiences  The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has found there was a temporary spike in the …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Checking Inhaler Technique in the Community Pharmacy: Predictors of Critical Errors Up to 92% of patients demonstrate at least …

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 Melatonin for children with autism spectrum disorder Behavioural therapy is the first-line treatment for sleep problems in children with autism spectrum …

A GP and pharmacist has been suspended after his inappropriate prescribing of S8s painkillers and other drugs of concern The Health Care Complaints Commission prosecuted a general practitioner and pharmacist …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Current and future pharmacological agents for the treatment of back pain This overview with expert opinion summarises the evidence …

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 …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Association between headache and low back pain A systematic review of 14 studies identified a positive association between persistent low back …

A look back at some of the ‘health misadventures’ common in the earlier years of the 20th century, by Ralph Tapping  Health follies’ of the last century might otherwise be …

Has pharmacy moved on from the codeine upscheduling? Our panel talks about the new paradigm in pain management by pharmacists In the second of our podcasts on pain treatment and …