Improve the management of patients with chronic pain on long term opiates

Over the last 10–15 years, many adult patients with chronic non-cancer pain (CNCP) have been started on opioids to assist with pain management. Current evidence does not support the long-term prescription of opioids for CNCP (Agency for Clinical Innovation Pain Management Network). The highest rates of opioid-related hospitalisations were seen in males, Aboriginal people, people

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