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fentanyl


TGA flags changes to prescription opioid regulations following consultation  The TGA has given notice that changes will be made to the pack sizes, dosage and advice supplied with prescription opioids …

A GP has been suspended for prescribing alprazolam, codeine, oxycodone and fentanyl without the proper authority A general practitioner from western Sydney has been reprimanded and suspended for six months …

Pharmacist jailed for overcharging NHS; pharmacist jailed for role in fentanyl ring; new pharmacists outraged at response to exam cheating South Wales, UK: A pharmacist has been jailed for 16 …

A hospital has seen 23 staff fired, a CEO step down and a doctor charged with murder following excessive and potentially fatal doses of fentanyl administered to at least 35 …

A doctor who self-injected fentanyl in a hospital bathroom has been reprimanded and fined $5,000 The doctor was facing three allegations: that he misappropriated fentanyl from his employer by diverting …

Researchers say a new report “lifts the lid” on a significant new synthetic opioid market on the dark net A new study from the Australian National University has found that …

How did a patient admitted to a South Australian public hospital for pain in his arm die from fentanyl and oxycodone toxicity? On 23 March 2015 Stephen Robert Atkins, 53, …

Latest data reveals a decline in use of low-dose codeine in 2018, but is there more to the story? UNSW’s National Drug & Alcohol Research Centre (NDARC) has released the …

Health professionals have been warned about the risks of prescribing commonly used opioids such as fentanyl patches The Australian and New Zealand College of Anaesthetists (ANZCA) has written to 34 …

A man’s death from opioid toxicity occurred due to “persistent failure of critical thinking” by those involved in his care, according to findings handed down by the NSW State Coroner …

A NSW pharmacist has been found guilty of unsatisfactory professional conduct related to 10 complaints about his dispensing of addictive drugs The pharmacist was first investigated by the Pharmaceutical Services …

The debate about pill testing needs to expand beyond just music festivals, says the ACT’s Greens leader – and community pharmacy could be one place to run such programs And …