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Social media has been abuzz with criticism of the TGA’s plan to up-schedule codeine analgesics with many saying it creates increased pressure on doctor wait times and still fails to alleviate the addiction concerns.
Pharmacists now do (including the Intern Year PSA diploma) a total of 5 years study. And CPD on top of it once qualified. Despite all this, apparently we are still not to be trusted to recommend Panadeine etc. We are mere box-labellers for doctors, as the doctors keep telling us. Why would anyone bother to stay in pharmacy - assuming