Additional links and resources

Use the following documents and websites to help you develop your opioid stewardship programs.

Core documents and supporting evidence

Acute Pain Management Scientific Evidence 5th edition (2020)

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ANZCA FPM PS41(G) Position Statement on Acute Pain Management 2023

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ANZCA FPM Opioid Calculator

Atlas of Healthcare Variation Opioid Medicines dispensing all ages (2018)

Opioid Analgesic Stewardship In Acute Pain Clinical Care Standard - Acute care edition

Other useful resources

Agency for Clinical Innovation Opioid Risk Assessment

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Australian Commission of Safety and Quality in Health Care Short Notice Assessment

Guideline for Deprescribing Opioid Analgesics

Opioids for Acute Pain resource kit: Government of South Australia

Safe use of Opioids in acute pain: NPS medicinewise

The Society of Hospital Pharmacists Australia Reducing Opioid Related Harm

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Pharmaceutical Society of New Zealand Incorporated

Queensland Opioid Stewardship Program (QOSP) Clinical Excellence Commission Queensland Health

Real Time Prescription Monitoring Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Take Home Naloxone Program Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care

Therapeutic Guidelines Pain and Analgesia

Last updated 13:46 3.04.2024