In January, Steve Brine commissioned Public Health England (PHE) to investigate why the prescribing of “addictive medicines” has risen by 3% over the...
Pharmacists should use medicine use reviews to help spot patients with opioid addiction, Royal Pharmaceutical Society treasurer Sid Dajani has said...
EXCLUSIVE Fresh claims by national newspapers that pharmacists are "cashing in" on methadone addicts could deter patients from using the service...
Pharmacists must learn not to stigmatise methadone-using parents and should help to prevent children from accidentally taking the drug, substance...
The use of motivational interviewing (MI) techniques to treat methadone patients in pharmacies does not "significantly reduce" heroin use but does...
Methadone dispensing should be moved from city centre pharmacies to "hub" locations where addicts can also access social services, a senior police...
More patients should be prescribed buprenorphine to treat drug addiction rather than remain "parked" on methadone, the House of Commons home...
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