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Anger over the increased price of low-dose codeine is growing – and pharmacists are in the firing line Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has hit back at claims …

A Guild state president has vowed to continue the fight on codeine and praised the recent NZ downscheduling decision Pharmacy Guild NSW Branch president David Heffernan has queried the validity …

Doctor groups need to join the Guild to drive the implementation of real time monitoring, says David Quilty In this week’s edition of Forefront, Pharmacy Guild executive director David Quilty …

This week saw one of the most talked-about changes in pharmacy history finally take place: low-dose codeine is now Prescription Only The mainstream media reported extensively on the upschedule, with …

Australians have been warned they may have to pay more for low-dose codeine now it’s on script… and pharmacists are cast as the culprits In a Herald Sun article this …

The Pharmacy Guild’s advocacy has shone a light on the extent of codeine misuse, says AMA chief Doctor groups today welcomed the upschedule of low-dose codeine, with AMA president Dr …

A TV personality has received criticism after saying he was planning to stock up on codeine… but he’s not sorry Andrew “Cosi” Costello, who presents the “South Aussie with Cosi” …

The OTC codeine ban is here… but what about the expected customer backlash from those who didn’t know? Last month, the AJP reported that 51% of readers had received “many” …

The OTC codeine ban could save 100 lives a year, the Health Minister says, as ABC journalist reveals consumer fury And ahead of the upschedule of low-dose codeine products, mainstream …

A GP app could be the solution to an expected influx of patients seeking pain relief, its developer suggests Christian Nehme, a medical scientist and former pharmacy assistant, is developing …

AMA president Dr Michael Gannon has warned of “challenges,” including for emergency departments, dealing with codeine-seeking patients Dr Gannon spoke with 2GB’s Ben Fordham today following the release of a …

People who have been overusing codeine may switch to alcohol misuse after Thursday’s upschedule, one expert warns And it’s likely to be those overusing codeine only a little—to treat pain …