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Nice said certain drugs do more harm than good for patients with the condition.
A draft National Institute of health and Care Excellence (Nice) guidance published earlier this week (August 3), said patients with chronic primary...
06/08/2020 5
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
In recent years, use of opioids for the treatment of chronic pain, especially long-term non-cancer pain, has seen a significant increase. Overuse of...
16/01/2020 0
PREMIUM
From this pharmacy CPD module you will learn about: Medicines that are most commonly linked to nausea and vomiting How common medication-induced...
13/06/2019 2
PREMIUM
From this pharmacy CPD module, you will learn about: How medicines misuse is defined and the extent of the problem Which medicines are dependence-...
06/06/2019 0
From this CPD module you will learn: The different types of pain that can occur What the patient pain consultation should include How pain scales...
23/05/2019 0
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
PREMIUM
Picking an item from the shelf
Anna, one of your staff, is undergoing her dispensing assistant training. So far, all has been going well, and you have been impressed with her...
28/03/2018 0
EXCLUSIVE
Leyla Hannbeck: Controlled drugs continue to be one area pharmacists "still a bit unsure of"
Antidepressant escitalopram and proton pump inhibitor esomeprazole were the third most commonly confused medicines dispensed in pharmacies in the...
06/11/2017 4
From this module you will learn: How to counsel patients when polypharmacy occurs About patient-centred care and the use of monitored dose systems...
26/01/2017 0

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