News & Updates

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23rd May 2016
CODEMISUSED & CARA Pharmacy Group nominated for MSD Innovation & Service Development (Chain) Award

CODEMISUSED with CARA Pharmacy Group recently nominated for MSD Innovation & Service…

16th February 2016
Factsheet for Clinicians entitled Tampering Opioid Analgesics

Please click on the 'download' button below to read the factsheet entitled Tampering Opioid…

15th February 2016
South Africa Factsheet on Codeine

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15th February 2016
UK Factsheet on Codeine

Please click on the 'download' button below to read the factsheet for the UK.

15th February 2016
Ireland Factsheet on Codeine

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14th December 2015
Misuse of ‘over-the-counter’ codeine analgesics: does formulation play a role?

The CODEMISUSED Project recently had an article (Letter) accepted for publication in Public…

14th December 2015
Why Addiction has Never Been so Easy - general news from Marie Claire, Magazine

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07th December 2015
Practice implications and recommendations for managing codeine misuse and dependence

CODEMISUSED recently had a collaborative academic-practitioner research paper accepted by…

03rd November 2015
Healthcare Professionals Facsheet - Views, Experiences and Recommendations in Ireland, UK, SA

Codeine is widely prescribed as a medicine used in the management of pain, and to a lesser…

03rd November 2015
Addiction Academic CPD Meeting Stellenbosch University

On Friday 30th October 2015 - Prof Charles Parry, South African Medical Research Council,…

03rd November 2015
South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) biannual meeting 22.10.15

On Thursday 22nd October 2015 - Prof Charles Parry, South African Medical Research Council…

03rd November 2015
South African Community Epidemiology Network on Drug Use (SACENDU) biannual meeting 13.10.15

On Tuesday 13th October 2015 - Prof Charles Parry, South African Medical Research Council…

28th October 2015
Dr Marie Claire Van Hout, WLR FM Radio Interview

In October 2014  - Dr Marie Claire Van Hout who is the CODEMISUSED Principal Investigator &…

27th October 2015
CODEMISUSED Public Outreach Event 15th October 2015, Weldricks Pharmacy UK

On Thursday 15th October 2015 - Weldricks Pharmacy in the UK hosted a public outreach event…

12th October 2015
Rising abuse of codeine a concern

A study, published in the South African Medical Research Journal and conducted by experts…

21st September 2015
Codeine misuse and dependence in South Africa - learning from substance abuse treatment admissions

S Dada; N Harker Burnhams; M C Van Hout; C D H Parry (2015), "Codeine misuse and dependence…

20th September 2015
Opioid Painkiller Addiction Awareness Day

September is both Pain Awareness month, a month dedicated to raising public awareness of…

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