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Communication developmental research on prescription opioids

9 November 2020
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ORIMA Research was commissioned to conduct communication developmental research, on behalf of the Department. The results of this research has informed the consumer and health professional communication activities for the opioid regulatory reforms.

  • Snapshot of key research findings
  • Executive summary
  • I. Introduction
  • II. Current state-of-play: opioid usage and prescribing
  • III. Awareness and understanding of opioids
  • IV. Safe and effective opioid usage: consumers
  • V. Safe and effective prescribing
  • VI. Consumer attitudes relating to opioids
  • VII. Awareness and perceptions of the reforms
  • VIII. Behavioural intentions relating to the reforms
  • IX. Conclusions and recommendations
  • Appendix A: Key messages

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