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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 …

In the first of a two-part series, Carlene McMaugh talks to a range of pharmacy experts about pain management. In particular we look at the impact of scheduling changes – …

The Guild is encouraging pharmacists to increase patient recruitment numbers for the Chronic Pain MedsCheck Trial In this week’s edition of Forefront, the Guild reminded participating pharmacists that patient recruitment …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Benefits and Harms of Oral Anticoagulant Therapy in Chronic Kidney Disease A systematic review and meta-analysis has shown non–vitamin K oral …

Pharmacy still leads supermarkets as the preferred source of pain medication, with one in seven choosing CWH New data has revealed that pharmacy is still the primary source of pain …

Dealing with children’s pain is complex and not just a matter of assessing and treating them like a small adult When it comes to children’s pain management, the accurate assessment of …

Back pain is likely to be underreported, say US researchers, despite findings that more than a quarter of working adults have some form of lower back pain The researchers say …