Tips for dealing with MedsASSIST resisters

Pharmacists have been reminded not to tell consumers that MedsASSIST codeine ID monitoring is required by law.

An article in the latest Forefront says that, while the Guild encourages implementation of MedsASSIST where possible, “it is not a codeine policing tool”. And current state and territory regulations do not formally mandate its use.

The article in the Guild publication says pharmacists can exercise discretion in providing codeine if a patient does not consent to the collection of their personal