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Opioids

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PHE warns of prescription drug dependence crisis

Social deprivation and lack of access to information are potential factors in prescription drug dependence.

Time to think topical

Helping customers choose the right topical analgesic for their individual needs is key if they are to gain optimum benefit.

Tackling the opioid crisis

The prescription opioid time bomb has focused clinical attention on chronic pain and inspired a raft of management initiatives across the UK.

Conference call: ASHP updates on opioid crisis

Opioid over-prescribing, medical cannabis and digital health developments were some of the topics covered

Pharmacy must reflect to prevent another Gosport, say bodies

Pharmacy bodies have collaborated on a learning resource on the events at Gosport, which saw at least 450 patients die

Chronic pain: Filling the gap

An initiative being pioneered by a world authority on pain management relies on pharmacists helping to reduce opioid risk

Paracetamol as effective as opioids, research finds

Non-opioid analgesics improved pain-related function over 12 months as much as opioids in back or osteoarthritic pain

Pharmacist CD prescriptions almost double

A CQC report has found that pharmacists prescribed almost twice as many controlled drugs (CDs) in 2016 as in the previous year

Pharmacists help to cut opioid-related deaths

Data suggests pharmacists in Scotland’s National Naloxone Programme are reducing opioid-related deaths



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