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The Guild has called again for real time monitoring after data show prescription painkiller overdose deaths have overtaken those from heroin The rate of accidental deaths due to opioids is …

30 years for killing New Jersey pharmacist; NZ keeps codeine status quo; fake Fentanyl in Ontario Trenton, New Jersey: A man who shot and killed a New Jersey pharmacist has …

People in eastern Melbourne will now have access to a new program aimed at addressing pharmaceutical misuse Pharmacists will have a key role in helping patients recover from misuse of …

A look inside Ohio’s lawsuit against opioid manufacturers Efthimios Parasidis, The Ohio State University Ohio made headlines when it became the second state to file a lawsuit against opioid manufacturers …

How could a pharmacist steal an “extraordinary amount” of narcotics from two major public hospitals? The activities of Matthew Foster, a senior clinical pharmacist at Fiona Stanley Hospital, have highlighted …

Debbie Rigby takes a look at the latest in research news Association of long-term opioid therapy with functional status, adverse outcomes, and mortality among patients with polyneuropathy In this population-based …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Interventions to improve adherence to inhaled steroids for asthma A Cochrane review of 39 RCTs on adherence to inhaled corticosteroids in …

Ohio sues opioid manufacturers, Albuquerque Walgreens in strife over misoprostol refusal, Canadian woman falls through pharmacy trapdoor Albuquerque, New Mexico: An Walgreens pharmacy has been accused of discrimination after an …

Surprise audits in New Zealand; pharmacist prescribing push in the UK; pharmacy assistant jailed for supplying drugs in England; opioid abuse campaign in Utah Auckland, New Zealand: Pharmacists in Auckland …

We look at the key stats The availability of controlled-released formulations of fentanyl and advanced delivery methods has seen substantial increases in the use of fentanyl worldwide since the 1990s. …

“I can’t understand why pharmaceutical companies kept choosing product presentations that increase rather than mitigate medication errors. Though we have been so blessed with an array of colours to select …

The majority of households with children are not safely storing opioid-containing medications, according to a US study A US-wide study of adults who have used prescription opioids and lived in …