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The state government has rejected the federal EERCD system, this week introducing legislation to deliver its own real-time prescription monitoring system The Drugs, Poisons and Controlled Substances Amendment (Real-time Prescription …

For the most part, it’s been a positive week in Australian pharmacy The Pharmaceutical Society’s conference, PSA17, has seen a number of positive announcements made: Health Minister Greg Hunt declared …

The Guild has called again for real time monitoring after data show prescription painkiller overdose deaths have overtaken those from heroin The rate of accidental deaths due to opioids is …

Happy Easter! We take a look back at the last week in community pharmacy As we head towards Easter, sector eyes have been looking towards next month’s Federal Budget: there’s …

Pharmacists are disappointed that a real-time recording system won’t be introduced with codeine upschedule, says PSA The TGA announced products containing codeine will not be able to be sold over …

We take a look at the last week in pharmacy With only a few more sleeps left ’till Christmas, a lot of Aussies are already well and truly into the …

A proposed real-time monitoring system might do more harm than good if it’s not backed up by other measures, an addiction expert has told MJA InSight. Professor Nick Lintzeris, Clinical …

Organisations are again calling for real-time prescription monitoring across the nation to combat the alarming figures The Penington Institute has released Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2016 and its findings reveal a …

Hundreds of lives would be saved and hospitalisations reduced if a national real-time recording and reporting system for medicines was adopted, according to a new statement by the PSA. Recent …