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Pharmacists are calling for a delayed rollout of changes to the Opioid Dependence Treatment program, warning of “potentially horrific outcomes” for patients A Budget measure to allow people to access …

In the second instalment of a series of webinars entitled Understanding Your Risk Capacity, Nicolette Ellis, Gary West, and Dr Brett MacFarlane continue their discussions about measuring, evaluating, and managing …

Many of us have experienced those heart sinking moments of concern or discomfort when asked to dispense a medicine which we believe is inappropriate or high risk. In this webinar, …

It’s no secret that working in pharmacy can be stressful. However, a less commonly discussed topic is that of substance use among pharmacy professionals as a tool to manage stress. …

Our panel of substance use experts looks at this issue among pharmacy professionals, and what we can do to assist colleagues It’s no secret that working in pharmacy can be …

Our panel of substance use experts looks at this issue among pharmacy professionals, and what we can do to assist colleagues 26 July 2022 | 8-9.15PM AEST It’s no secret …

Angelo Pricolo opens up about how the death of a young patient focused his approach to helping find support Working part-time in the inner Melbourne suburb of North Fitzroy was …

A pharmacist’s registration has been suspended after he allegedly left methadone for his patients in an alleyway or a bookie’s shop An unnamed superintendent pharmacist has told an Irish court …

A former pharmacist obtained and consumed a “staggering” amount of morphine from the store he was managing, a Tribunal has heard The Queensland Civil and Administrative Tribunal heard that the …

A leading pharmacist and expert in addiction medicine has welcomed the planned extension of Victoria’s supervised injecting program The Victorian Government has accepted all recommendations of the independent review of …

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 …

People who use cannabis, both medical or otherwise, are at increased risk of prescription opioid misuse – but medical cannabis users are not at higher risk of disorder A study …