After growing reports of misuse and harm, including increased implication in drug-related deaths, the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs recommended that tramadol should be reclassified as a class C, Schedule 3 drug. This was enacted in June 2014. In primary care, the main change required was the prescription writing requirements for Schedule 2 and 3 Controlled Drug (CD) (e.g. quantity prescribed to be in words and figures). Most prescriptions are computer generated so, once the s
Audrey Thompson, lead for the pharmacy planning group Glasgow 2014, provides an overview of the pharmacy planning for the upcoming Commonwealth Games
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The XX Commonwealth Games have come to a close. Pharmacist and volunteer Audrey Thompson reflects on the experience.