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substance abuse disorder


By the time he died, his local Chemmart pharmacy and the beach were the only two places visited by a Tasmanian man with mental illness who was on the methadone …

Angelo Pricolo reports on a first for pharmacists and some vulnerable patients alike On a chilly Friday winter’s morning in Melbourne, it was time to start a new episode in …

GPs are complaining that they have been “left in the dark” about changes to prescription opioid prescribing, saying prescribers and patients were caught unaware Recent changes to the PBS, reducing …

New restrictions on opioids provide an excellent opportunity for pharmacists to raise awareness about dependence, naloxone and pain management, say stakeholders Commencing Monday, 1 June 2020, the PBS listings for …

An Australian S8 first once again raises the question of MBS numbers for pharmacists, writes Angelo Pricolo Patients are the real winners as Victorian pharmacists will become the first in …

During the COVID-19 pandemic, it’s vital not to lose sight of the needs of patients on opioid replacement therapy, writes Angelo Pricolo Withdrawal from heroin is one of the biggest …

Pharmacists made several mandatory notifications about a suspended dentist who attempted to fill scripts he had written in the names of other people A tribunal has found that it would …

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 …

Pharmacist struck off for good after murdering his wife; pharmacist claims discrimination over substance abuse disorder; heart checks to roll out across England Middlesborough, England: A pharmacist who was sentenced …

A man’s appeal has been knocked back against his sentence for robbing a pharmacy three minutes away from his home The NSW Court of Criminal Appeal granted NSW man Tony …