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harm minimisation


Pharmacists can’t stop people misusing so-called “smart drugs” but we have an obligation to minimise their risk of harm, writes Sabrine Elkhodr A few weeks ago, a friend of mine …

Public Health Association of Australia CEO Michael Moore has welcomed the government’s focus on treatment in its response to the recommendations of the ICE Taskforce. “The PHAA congratulates the Prime …

Recently the fifth IGCD Stakeholder Forum was held in Melbourne. Delegates from around Australia participated in discussions that would shape the policy on how we would manage drug use for …

The deferral of a decision on codeine scheduling will give the Guild time to address the problem of codeine dependence, national president George Tambassis said in his address to the …

Pharmacy is an underutilised resource for those living with addiction, writes Angelo Pricolo—and like other health professionals, pharmacists need a better understanding of the issues Harm minimisation is a philosophy …

The TGA has recommended that naloxone minijet be scheduled to Pharmacist Only medicine—a decision which will likely save lives, says Angelo Pricolo, the Brunswick pharmacist who made the submission. This …