Published Articles

8 approaches for managing chronic pain

Best practice pointers for GPs
22 June 2017

GP sued for opioid detox death

It’s been alleged he breached his duty of care by advising the patient she was suitable for the treatment
13 October 2015

GPs prepared to stray from osteoarthritis guidelines

Hypothetical case shows too many prescribe opioids and too few promote exercise
10 October 2015

Aussie doctors set to prescribe cannabis

Victoria is leading the way for the legal use of the drug in exceptional circumstances
07 October 2015

Man shoots himself in front of his GP

A British court heard the patient put a gun to his head and pulled the trigger because his GP turned down a request for opioids
22 September 2015

Growing concern over opioid prescribing

GPs are keen for guidance in prescribing for chronic pain, say experts
19 September 2015

Codeine dependency needs all-guns-blazing

A review shows addicts require opioid substitution treatments that are usually reserved for heroin users
01 August 2015