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It’s 1894, and the Australasian Journal of Pharmacy looks from the colonies to England to consider a vexed issue: prescribing chemists Between a discussion of “botanic practitioners” and their concerns …

Another woman is calling for two-pharmacist prescription checking, following her mother’s methotrexate overdose “I want to help people to understand why they should always check the medication and not just …

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 …

A report has highlighted the overlap between mental health and overdose, including from prescription medicines The Penington Institute’s Dr Karen Gelb said that its recent Annual Overdose Report showed the …

A week’s a long time in the pharmacy sector right now, as double dispensing begins (not without uncertainty), as do 8CPA talks On Friday, the Pharmacy Guild told us that …

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 …

Pharmacists have added their voices to calls for more government and organisational intervention in reducing drug overdose “Unintentional overdose death has far outpaced our population growth over the past two …

Debbie Rigby rounds up the latest in research news Nicotine promotes e-cigarette vapour-induced lung inflammation and structural alterations In vitro exposure to nicotine-containing e-cigarette vapour extract induces cell type-specific effects …

Everyone should carry naloxone, especially members of the police, a patient advocate believes  Pharmacists are being urged to lobby state and territory health ministers to push for their governments to …

Warnings that 60-day dispensing could exacerbate medicines shortages and increase the risk of overdose are causing concerns for some patients  Convenience is being heralded as a benefit of the proposed …

Rescheduling modified release paracetamol to Pharmacist Only did not significantly reduce overdose, researchers write Rose Cairns, Firouzeh Noghrehchi and Nicholas Buckley have examined the impact of the June 2020 decision …

We asked readers what measures they supported to help reduce paracetamol poisoning amongst the general public… and there was one standout response Earlier this year, the Therapeutic Goods Administration announced …