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The take home naloxone pilot led to a 10-fold increase in naloxone supply, with 80% of units provided through community and hospital pharmacies, new results show Experts are considering the …

Scaling up take-home naloxone over the next decade to reach people on prescribed opioids would save hundreds of lives, researchers argue based on new modelling Research led by the Burnet …

Take-home naloxone is not associated with increased opioid use or overdose, according to a new systematic review Health researchers have debunked a common objection to take-home naloxone (THN) programs: that …

Angelo Pricolo discusses the latest developments with naloxone therapy, and talks about the inspiration for his popular AJP columns   Regular AJP contributor Angelo Pricolo talks to AJP editor Chris Brooker …

The extension of the take-home naloxone pilot doesn’t go far enough, one expert says The Government announced in Tuesday’s Budget that it will provide $3.9 million in 2021‑22 to extend the …

Big health budget boost with telehealth, aged care and mental health at the forefront, but little specific to pharmacy announced Federal Treasurer Josh Frydenberg released the 2021-22 Federal Budget last …

SHPA has released a practice update to support safe, immediate use of naloxone The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of Australia notes that the opioid toxicity antidote is now more readily …

‘Greg Hunt, if you’re out there, please reconsider’: Talking about getting naloxone into more hands, harm minimisation and reducing stigma in the pharmacy… “The smallest side glance or comment, or …

‘He came into the pharmacy, in tears’: How Australian pharmacists are playing a role in reducing opioid deaths The Penington Institute released Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2020 this Monday to …

Pharmacy was in the media spotlight this week, with concerns aired about its role in COVID-19 testing and News Corp attacking it over medicines prices The Palaszczuk Government announced on …

The Pharmacy Guild’s Tasmanian branch has called for an expansion of the free take-home naloxone trial to community pharmacies A new trial of free take-home naloxone commenced in Tasmania late …

Another UK pharmacist lost to COVID; teenager creates naloxone auto-injector; fake degrees appeal dismissed Dagenham, England: The UK has lost another pharmacist to COVID-19, Navin Shantilal Talati, who was the …