Wednesday, June 29, 2022

Tag: methadone

Amount of Scottish drug addicts on methadone is a ‘time bomb waiting to go off’

DRUG addicts in Scotland are more likely than their English counterparts to receive the heroin substitute methadone, with doctors prescribing double the amount north...

Teenager who beat heroin dies of methadone overdose

By Amanda MacMillan AN ex-drug addict who helped young heroin users fight addiction has died after taking a single dose of methadone at a friend’s...

Baby Boy Almost Died On Dummy Dipped In Methadone

By Michael MacLeod A TEN week-old baby nearly died after being given a dummy dipped in methadone to stop him crying. Susan Taylor, 29, gave the...

Mum Calls For Hospital Staff To Face Criminal Charges

By Paul Thornton A HEARTBROKEN mother has called for criminal action to be taken against staff at a hospital specialising in drug rehabilitation after it...

Sheriff Rules Man’s Methadone Death Entirely Preventable

by Shaun Milne THE death of a man given methadone at a private clinic in the Borders was “entirely preventable” a Sheriff has ruled. An inquiry...

Fingerprint technology to control methadone

By Cara Sulieman A PHARMACY chain has started using fingerprint technology to make sure that methadone doesn’t get into the wrong hands. Co-op stores across the...

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