Monitoring kick-off

Pharmacy’s campaign to retain access to OTC codeine-containing medicines is kicking off in earnest.

The Pharmacy Guild of Australia is beginning work on the introduction of a real-time recording system for codeine sales.

In its Forefront newsletter, the Guild says it is “moving quickly to implement a real time recording system for codeine to help identify consumers who potentially may be at risk, and to provide clinical referral pathways”.

The move follows the recent decision to defer the proposed re