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PHE: Pharmacists might need “training” to help patients with addiction to medicines.
Community pharmacists could help spot patients who are addicted to prescription medications, but might need “training” on signs to look for and...
12/10/2020 11
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Benzodiazepines are a class of medicines that have anxiolytic, hypnotic, muscle-relaxing and anticonvulsive properties.(1) Sometimes referred to as ‘...
05/08/2020 0
Left to right: Abbey Chemist pharmacy technician Peter Finlayson, dispenser Anne Woods, pharmacy manager Abdal Alvi, counter assistant Jean McGovern, nurse Jacqueline Rolland
Drug deaths in England and Wales reached a worrying high in 2018, with the Office for National Statistics reporting 2,917 deaths from drug misuse....
23/01/2020 2
Codeine-related deaths in England and Wales almost doubled between 2008 and 2018
The government decision comes after data showed the number of opioid painkillers dispensed in the community increased by more than 60% in the past...
29/04/2019 17
Veerpal Sandhu: "Confidentiality was the most important thing”
Pharmacists have to be prepared to have difficult conversations with their patients. Often it’s a result of an individual asking for advice or your...
12/06/2017 4
Cassandra, 43, is in the pharmacy. She pops in every few weeks or so, sometimes to get prescriptions dispensed for her primary school-aged children...
07/02/2017 0
From this module you will learn: The medicines patients typically misuse, both over the counter and on prescription How to identify customers who...
22/12/2015 0
How often do you suspect abuse of over-the-counter (OTC) medicines in your pharmacy? A third of you believe you come across it every day, according...
27/08/2015 3
This module covers: ● Functions of the liver ● The characteristics and symptoms of liver disease ● Causes and management of hepatitis, alcohol-...
20/11/2014 0
Terry Maguire recently attended the recent Pharmacy Guild of Australia conference in Vietnam. Here's what he learned about community...
10/11/2014 0

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