Posts in tag

harm minimisation


AJP would like to know whether pharmacists support a supervised injecting room in drug hot spots – and why/why not Last month, Victoria’s government rejected calls for a medically supervised …

In an Australia-first, the ACT Government will allow free pill testing to take place at a music festival this November The ACT government has given the green light for a …

Pharmacists absolutely must play a key role in harm minimisation, writes Angelo Pricolo I have been asked why, as a pharmacist, I feel so strongly about the issues that affect …

We look into the proposal, first introduced in the May budget, which the Coalition is hoping to roll out from 1 January 2018 The Government has begun to plan its …

Whether helping smokers or those who use illicit drugs, pharmacists are at the coalface of harm minimisation, writes Angelo Pricolo Pharmacists are the most important and effective health professional in …

It’s time to put harm minimisation measures like prescription heroin back on the agenda, says one industry stakeholder Pharmacists could dispense heroin to illicit drug users under very limited circumstances …

A pre-conference workshop at Pharmacy Connect will explore the issue of harm minimisation This workshop will provide the latest clinical information, research and treatment options for both OTC and prescription …

A harm minimisation forum is to take place at the upcoming Pharmacy Connect conference Pharmacy Connect will feature a session with a unique set of presenters on the issue of …

We take a look at pharmacy news from around the world Ludhiana, India: A pharmacist will face legal action after he left his pharmacy, and left his 15-year-old son in …

Pharmacy needs to get serious about pill checking and other harm minimisation measures, writes Liam Murphy I’m just going to get straight to the point: the pharmacy industry and its …

The war on drugs has failed, writes Angelo Pricolo… which is why the Greens’ new approach is so important It is hard to do anything but agree with almost every …

It’s time for pharmacists to speak up about the benefits of harm minimisation, writes Angelo Pricolo Many issues were discussed at the 2 March 2016 Drug Summit organised by the …