Don't Get Caught Out By Opioid Prescribing Changes

Press/Media: Expert Comment

Description

A suite of changes to opioid prescribing will mean that pack sizes will be halved for patients in acute pain, and long-term opioids will be more tightly restricted by the PBS.

 

Subject

Opioids

Patient Safety

Period18 May 2020

Media contributions

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Media contributions

  • TitleDon’t get caught out by opioid prescribing changes
    Degree of recognitionNational
    Media name/outletMedical Republic
    Media typeWeb
    CountryAustralia
    Date18/05/20
    DescriptionA suite of changes to opioid prescribing will mean that pack sizes will be halved for patients in acute pain, and long-term opioids will be more tightly restricted by the PBS
    Producer/AuthorRuby Prosser Scully
    PersonsMark Morgan