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Vengeance not sweet for censured Kiwi pharmacist; Belgian Ozempic weight loss ban; cheating allegations in UK pharmacy exam New Zealand: A pharmacist’s revenge against his former employers over theft accusations …

Legislative changes are required to bolster access to naloxone in Victoria, a state MP believes  Victorian legislation needs to be updated to enable a broader range of suppliers of naloxone …

Pharmacists embedded in general practice are helping to improve medication use and reduce opioid prescribing, a study reveals  General practice pharmacists (GPPs) can help provide a “safer foundation for deprescribing” …

More than 3,000 lives have been saved since the Take Home Naloxone program began – but a shortage is making it harder to help people For International Overdose Awareness Day …

The TGA has announced that the supply of Ordine (morphine) oral liquid will be discontinued in Australia between November 2023 and early 2024 “While Ordine oral liquids are still available …

A coroner has outlined how a man’s overuse of OTC codeine led to a dependence on tapentadol and oxycodone, and how this led to his death – aided by several …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Effect of SGLT2 Inhibitors on Cardiovascular Outcomes Across Various Patient Populations This meta-analysis of 13 trials assessed the effects of SGLT2 inhibitors …

Case discontinued against pharmacist who refused to dispense morning after pill; UK mulls over codeine linctus schedule; US pharmacist incompetent to stand trial over weapons, drugs stash Kraków, Poland: A …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Clinical practice guideline for deprescribing opioid analgesics This paper is a summary of the Evidence‐based clinical practice guideline for …

New opioid deprescribing guidelines have been published by researchers led by a hospital pharmacist In her work in the hospital sector, early career pharmacist Dr Aili Langford has already seen …

As the date for the implementation of the changes to opioid dependence therapy draws near, fact sheets continue to be updated, and pharmacists tell of their fears for their patients …

With only days to go before changes to opioid management therapy come into place, Andrew Topp has some questions for the Government about how patient health is being put at …