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methadone


Closure of methadone service linked to pharmacy raid  A pharmacy owner fears a desperate patient’s decision to walk into the dispensary to grab Suboxone will be the beginning of a …

Revamped guidelines for the new national methadone Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) system remain flawed, but will better support patients, a pharmacist believes  Pharmacists will be able to provide patients undergoing …

Methadone, buprenorphine, drug testing, naloxone and more: we discuss the latest views and opinions with a panel of experts Why is the naloxone program not seeing wider take-up? Should pharmacists …

Pharmacists are running out of time and energy to fix problems with the new national methadone Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) system  Clerical drama surrounding changes to opioid management programs, combined …

Vaping, buprenorphine, drug testing, naloxone and more: Angelo Pricolo gets the latest views from harm minimisation experts Why is the naloxone program not seeing wider take-up? Should pharmacists be able …

A pharmacist talks about an extremely scary and concerning incident she experienced while working as a locum We were recently contacted by a locum pharmacist who had an horrific experience …

AJP will be presenting a harm minimisation panel discussion during APP2022, and we’re inviting you to ask questions We’re pleased to reveal an exciting new initiative that will take place …

A pharmacist has been told to pay over $40,000 after his dispensing of methadone led to several “near-misses” An Auckland pharmacist has been censured and found guilty of professional misconduct …

Takeaway doses for opioid pharmacotherapy increased due to COVID-19 and gave patients more flexibility, but a leading pharmacist says there is a lack of financial support The COVID-19 pandemic brought …

New data reveals the largest increase for a decade in the number of patients receiving opioid dependency treatment  On a snapshot day in 2020, over 53,300 clients received pharmacotherapy treatment …

A pharmacy was investigated after its wholesaler noticed it “purchased amongst the highest quantities of high strength Fentanyl patches and high strength oxycodone tablets of any pharmacy in NSW” The …

A pharmacist’s registration has been suspended after he allegedly left methadone for his patients in an alleyway or a bookie’s shop An unnamed superintendent pharmacist has told an Irish court …