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opioid replacement therapy


Melbourne’s medically supervised injecting centre has handled more than 1,130 overdoses since it opened, with many clients referred to drug and alcohol treatment Brunswick pharmacist and harm minimisation proponent Angelo …

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 …

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 …

A British man rang emergency services expecting operators to tell his local pharmacy to stay open late As Victoria launches a pharmacy phase of its campaign urging patients to save …

10 interesting stats on the treatment of drug dependency across Australia, including uptake of opioid pharmacotherapy The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) has published the latest data on …

State’s health department has been forced to reassess policy after concerns about numbers of methadone-related deaths were raised by the Coroner Key changes in the revised ‘Policy for maintenance pharmacotherapy …