The PBS has amended opioid restrictions it introduced back in June following intense lobbying from medical groups who said palliative care patients, particularly non-cancer patients, would face significant barriers to accessing timely pain relief under the new listing. The tighter prescribing regulations that came into effect on 1 June 2020 were designed to curb misuse ...
PBS amends opioid restrictions for palliative care patients
By Sunalie Silva
28 Sep 2020