GPs fear violence over real-time script monitoring
GPs may face more assaults and violence from doctor-shoppers under real-time prescription monitoring schemes, AMA Queensland has warned.
The state is currently considering a scheme, with legislation before a parliamentary committee for review.
If passed, Queensland would join Victoria and Tasmania in using real-time script monitoring to tackle opioid addiction.
In its submission to the committee, AMA Queensland says it supports the new system but is worried it may result in more