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Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice

Part C1 - Opioids

Acknowledgements

Last revised: 02 Jun 2020

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) gratefully acknowledges the generous contribution of the following authors, contributors and reviewers of Prescribing drugs of dependence in general practice, Part C1: Opioids.

Editorial Committee

Dr Evan Ackermann, Chair, RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care Assoc Prof John Litt, Department of General Practice, Flinders University, South Australia; Deputy Chair, RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care

Assoc Prof Mark Morgan, Faculty of Health Sciences and Medicine, Bond University, Queensland; RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care

Conflicts of interest

The publication has been produced in accordance with the rules and processes outlined in the RACGP Conflict of Interest Policy. The Policy is available at www.racgp.org.au/support/policies/organisational 

Contributors to content

The RACGP extends special thanks to Professor Milton Cohen for his expertise and guidance in pain management.

Reviewers

The RACGP gratefully acknowledges the expert reviewers and representatives from the following organisations who contributed scholarly feedback.

Professor Milton Cohen, Director of Professional Affairs, Faculty of Pain Medicine, Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists, Victoria
Dr Raquel Newman, Medical Writer and Information Designer, Serum Communications, Victoria
Dr Ian Thong, General Practitioner, New South Wales
Lesley Brydon, Founding CEO, Pain Australia, New South Wales
Prof Michael Nicholas, Director of Education, Pain Management Research Institute, University of Sydney,  New South Wales
Tom Lyons, Senior Policy and Research Officer, Penington Institute, Victoria
Dr Walid Jammal, Senior Medical Adviser – Advocacy, Avant Mutual Group, New South Wales
Jenni Johnson, Manager, Pain Management Network, Agency for Clinical Innovation, New South Wales
Ellen Lake, National Mental Health Committee, Queensland representative, Queensland
Dr Sara Bird, Medico-legal and Advisory Services, MDA National, New South Wales
Dr Jeannette Young, Chief Health Officer and Deputy-Director General Prevention Division, Department of Health, Queensland Government, Queensland
Bill Loveday, Director, Medicines Regulation and Quality Unit, Queensland Government, Queensland
Margo Hickman, Senior Adviser, Medicines Regulation and Quality Unit, Department of Health, Queensland Government, Queensland
Kerin Montgomerie, Acting Manager/Senior Pharmacist, Drugs of Dependence Unit, Food and Controlled Drugs Branch, SA Health, South Australia
Marina Hanna, Pharmacist, Pharmaceutical Society of Australia, Victoria
Brigitte Cusack, Accredited Pharmacist, New South Wales
Anna Gelavis, Manager, Drugs of Dependence Unit, Medicines and Poisons Regulation Branch, Office of Chief Health Officer, Department of Health, Western Australia
Dr Benny Monheit, General Practitioner, Victoria
Dr Francis Haldar, General Practitioner, New South Wales
Dr Jim Marshall, General Practitioner, New South Wales
Assoc Prof Morton Rawlin, General Practitioner, Victoria
Dr Caroline Johnson, Department of General Practice, University of Melbourne, Victoria; RACGP Expert Committee – Quality Care
Dr Penny Abbott, Department of General Practice, Western Sydney University, New South Wales; General Practitioner, New South Wales
Dr Chris Hayes, Director, Hunter Integrated Pain Service, New South Wales
Dr Chris Holmwood, Addiction Medicine Specialist, Clinical Consultation Liaison and Standards, Drug and Alcohol Services, South Australia

Organisations

NPS MedicineWise, New South Wales
Pain Australia, New South Wales
Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency, Victoria
Australian Physiotherapy Association (Pain, National Group)
Central and Eastern Sydney Primary Health Network, New South Wales
 

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