This webinar, presented by Emma Davies, Advanced Pharmacist Practitioner in Pain Management, Abertawe Bro Morgannwg University Health Board, includes a brief history of opioids, where they came from, how they’ve been used and why they have become omnipresent in pain management in the UK and around the world. The safety of opioid medicines and the evidence to support their use in practice or not is also covered. Finally, the webinar covered how we should be viewing opioids and what practical steps we can take to support people who are prescribed them.
A recording of the webinar Is available HERE
You will need to be logged in to the SPS website with an nhs email address to view the recording.
During the webinar, various questions were asked which Emma has kindly answered on the attached document together with some more resources that correspond with attendees questions.
Administrator, Medicines Use and Safety Team