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Addiction

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UK drug deaths highest since records began says ONS

The number of drug-related deaths in England and Wales last year climbed to the highest levels since records started in 1993.

HCPs asked to issue ‘stronger warnings’ on opioids

The MHRA is asking healthcare professionals to give patients “stronger warnings” on the risks of opioids.

The time I met EastEnders' Grant Mitchell

Independent Pharmacy Awards winner Shaheen Bhatia appeared with Ross Kemp in a documentary about opioid addiction.

WHO retracts opioid guidelines amid allegations

WHO retracted the guidelines amid allegations that drug manufacturers had undue influence on their development.  

Opioid dependence revolution

Independent Pharmacy Awards winner Shaheen Bhatia is part of the biggest change in opioid treatment in 40 years.

Online pharmacy can access SCR, Gidley says after codeine death

RPS president Sandra Gidley said online pharmacies can check medicines prescribed to patients after the death of a woman.

Benzodiazepines prescribed more in deprived areas, study confirms

Researchers found prescribing rates were 45 per cent higher in the most deprived populations compared to the least.

PHE warns of prescription drug dependence crisis

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

A friend indeed

Charles Gladwin looks back on 175 years of Pharmacist Support



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