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Leading doctors and the PSA’s Chris Freeman have called for full Federal Government subsidy for methadone treatment, as concerns over opioid dependency grow Out of pocket costs for people accessing …

Patients suffer vision loss after receiving allegedly adulterated eye injections; Boots pharmacists vote for union representation; pharmacist facing charges after unsecured methadone stolen Dallas, Texas: A federal court has ordered …

The Greens are taking a plan to the 2019 election to fund dispensing fees for patients using the methadone program The party’s leader, Senator Richard Di Natale, also told the …

A former pharmacist has been disqualified from re-registering for 18 months after crafting his own methadone dispenser The Dubbo man had been the Pharmacist in Charge at a pharmacy in …

Liquid doses prescribed in milligrams but dispensed as millilitres can lead to patients being given a dose five times higher than prescribed, says PDL Typically this time of year sees …

Digoxin, opioids, yoga… Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Digoxin and Mortality in Patients With Atrial Fibrillation In patients with AF taking digoxin, the risk …

Opioids are still in the news, as methadone patients are vilified in the press and pharmacists respond to accusations of price gouging The Pharmacy Guild‘s Anthony Tassone says he has …

The ‘Methadone madness’ story run by a current affairs program was highly irresponsible, writes Anthony Tassone This was an appalling piece trying desperately to parade as journalism which could only …

A Channel Nine investigation into methadone patients and road use has been met with outrage from health professionals In December 2017, Ulladulla man Craig Anthony Whitall, 51, was driving home …

The omission of methadone from drug driving laws has been questioned by Drug-Safe Communities following its implication in a fatal Boxing Day crash On December 26, a 50-year-old man who …

A methadone program brought this recovering heroin addict and pharmacist together Fabian, from Victoria, was 16 years old when he first started using heroin. And it was only when a …

A man who stole a bottle of methadone from a pharmacy and was soon after found unconscious has been jailed for a maximum of three years Benjamin Robert Joseph went …