Opioid treatment in general practice: Assessing for dependency & understanding treatment options


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Webinar summary

This webinar develops the below expertise, and provides GPs with knowledge of the legal framework for prescribing Schedule 8 drugs (S8s).

It also outlines what additional clinical support and information is available for GPs, with the aim of improving patient outcomes.

Do you have patients who have problems with pharmaceutical opioids?

Have you inherited a patient on long term opioids who you believe may be at risk due to this medication?

Are you concerned that you have patients who have opioid dependency due to the use of pharmaceutical opioids?

Do you want to know how to assess a patient who attends your surgery to obtain codeine?

Do you want to know more about opioid dependence and its treatment?

Presenters

Dr Hester Wilson

Dr Linda Mann