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opioids


Pharmacy worker snapped pics of colleagues, wrote violent fantasies about them; prolific pharmacy burglars charged; homeless former pharmacist helped by another pharmacist Manchester, England: A pharmacy worker who admitted to …

GPs are being given an “opportunity to reflect” on their opioid prescribing, as part of a new national education program From later this week, GPs across Australia will receive a …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Prescription opioid dispensing in Australian children and adolescents In this population-based study one in 74 Australian children, including one in 25 …

It would be “fantastic” if more pharmacists were willing to provide opioid replacement therapy, says leading researcher Latest data estimates that 40.5 million people across the world were dependent on …

A study across patients recruited from Australian community pharmacies has looked at the link between prescribed opioid dose and problematic behaviours Many people stay on opioids for years to treat …

Pharmacists have been warned of the consequences of failing to correctly manage, record and dispense opioid replacement therapy medicines PDL warned its NSW members in a practice alert that action …

A Guild leader says improvements are needed to the way Australia offers opioid replacement therapy, following an article attacking pharmacists for perpetuating stigma Writing in 10 Daily, freelance journalist Katie …

Homicide cops investigate death after pharmacy allegedly supplies tainted glucose solution; undercover reporter gets opioids without scripts; pharmacist crowned Miss Thailand Cologne, Germany: Homicide investigators are looking into the death …

NY pharmacy closed after non-pharmacist owner arrested over oxycodone distribution; British pharmacists and students under stress; another Canadian pharmacist sanctioned over snooping in health records Staten Island, New York: A …

Queensland has passed legislation which brings real time prescription monitoring one step closer in the state The Queensland Parliament has passed the Medicines and Poisons Act and the Therapeutic Goods …

A “very disturbing” new report shows that unintentional drug overdose deaths continue to rise – with pharmaceutical opioids and benzodiazepines a particular concern Australia’s Annual Overdose Report 2019, issued by …

The pharmaceutical company says it will appeal the judgement A judge has fined drug manufacturer Johnson & Johnson and its pharmaceutical subsidiary Janssen US$572 million (AUD$846 million) after finding the …