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[Irish Examiner] , De Brun, Rita Students turning to legal stimulants for exam edge. (09 May 2013)
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 211 - Medicinal products supply [21863/13]. (08 May 2013)
[thejournal.ie] Drugs bought on the internet ‘can contain rat poison’, warn pharmacists. (28 Apr 2013)
[Irish Examiner] , O'Sullivan, Claire Probe into claims cocaine, cannabis are being smuggled into psychiatric unit. (27 Apr 2013)
[thejournal.ie] Cannabis-based oral spray approved for use in Ireland. (12 Apr 2013)
[Irish Examiner] , Connolly, Shaun Call for crackdown on web prescription drugs trade. (02 Apr 2013)
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 13 – Misuse of drugs [14345/13]. (20 Mar 2013)
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 614 – Misuse of drugs [12640/13]. (12 Mar 2013)
Corrigan, Desmond and Dermody, Aoife and King, Dermot and Cafferty, Siobhan and Buckley, Anne and Cullen, Walter (2013) Benzodiazepine abuse. Next steps conference videos. In: Benzodiazepine abuse: Next steps conference, Limerick.
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 508 - Drug seizures [10046/13]. (26 Feb 2013)
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answer 589 – Drug seizures [8822/13]. (19 Feb 2013)
(2013) ACMD advice on sativex. . 2 p.
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate. Written answers 722 - Medicinal products [4376/13]. (29 Jan 2013)
[Oireachtas] Dail Eireann debate: Written answer 1012 - Medical products [1044/13]. (16 Jan 2013)
[Irish Independent] , Melia, Paul 2.5m tablets seized as more people buy online. (05 Jan 2013)
Horgan, Justine and Long, Jean (2013) Use of sedatives or tranquillisers and anti-depressants in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 44, Winter 2012 . pp. 1-3.
Maguire, Aideen and Hughes, Carmel M. and Cardwell, Chris and O'Reilly, Dermot (2013) Psychotropic medications and the transition into care: a national data linkage study. Journal of the American Geriatrics Society, 61 . pp. 215-221.
Agyapong, Vincent and Singh, K and Savage, M and Thekiso, Thekiso B. and Finn, M and Farren, Conor Kevin and McLoughlin, Declan M (2013) Use of codeine-containing medicines by Irish psychiatric inpatients before and after regulatory limitations on their supply. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 30 (1). pp. 7-12.
Ciciriello, Sabina and Johnsto, Renea V. and Osborne, Richard H. and Wicks, Ian and deKroo, Tanya and Clereha, Rosemary and O'Neill, Clare and Buchbinder, Rachelle (2013) Multimedia educational interventions for consumers about prescribed and over-the-counter medications. . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4 Art. No.: CD008416. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008416.pub2
Balding, Lucy (2013) The World Health Organisation analgesic ladder: its place in modern Irish medical practice. Irish Medical Journal, 106 (4).
[irishhealth.com] 'Don't mix alcohol and meds'. (19 Dec 2012)
[Irish Examiner] , Ring, Evelyn Drug to curb alcohol dependence gets go-ahead. (17 Dec 2012)
(2012) Effectiveness Bank Bulletin [Opioid treatment effectiveness]. . Effectiveness Bank Bulletin, 28 November 2012
[Oireachtas] Departmental surveys [prevalence] [50660/12]. (15 Nov 2012)
[Oireachtas] Drug dealing [Benzodiazepines] [50581/12]. (15 Nov 2012)
[Oireachtas] Written answers - Misuse of drugs [49108/12]. (08 Nov 2012)
[Irish Medical Times] , Culliton, Gary Prescribing Task Force due. (23 Oct 2012)
[Irish Pharmacy Union] Pharmacists warn of dangers of using internet for buying medicines. (23 Oct 2012)
[Oireachtas] Prescription drugs [internet sales] [43273/12] [43274/12]. (09 Oct 2012)
Lynn, Ena (2012) Poisoning and clinical toxicology: a template for Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 43, Autumn 2012 . p. 19.
[Oireachtas] Misuse of drugs [29729/12]. (27 Sep 2012)
[Oireachtas] Medicinal products [Savitex] [39838/12]. (20 Sep 2012)
(2012) Effectiveness Bank Bulletin [Community drug team prescribing and client views]. . Drug and Alcohol Findings, 09 August 2012
(2012) Tackling the black market and retail crime. Retail Ireland, Dublin.
[Oireachtas] 557. Deputy Jonathan O’Brien asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the policies in place with regard to prescription drugs in each prison; the number of prisoners being prescribed benzodiazepines in each prison... [34848/12]. (17 Jul 2012)
(2012) Report on EU customs enforcement of intellectual property rights. Results at the EU border 2011. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.
[Oireachtas] 51 [52 & 53]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Finance if he will outline in tabular form the number and type of prescription drugs seized by customs officials to date in 2012. [26596/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
[Oireachtas] 54. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Finance the legislation he is reviewing in relation to the strengthening of the law regarding the illegal importation of prescription drugs. [26718/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
[Oireachtas] 824 [& 828]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Health if the sale of prescription drugs by a person other than a pharmacist is a crime; the specific legislation involved; if he is considering additional legislation in the area. [26597/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
[Oireachtas] 665. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality the volume, estimated value and type of prescription drugs seized during the arrests of persons engaged in the illegal sale of prescription drugs in 2012. [26601/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
[Oireachtas] 673 [& 663, 664, 667]. Deputy Dara Calleary asked the Minister for Justice and Equality if he will outline in tabular form the total number of offences recorded annually under Section 18 of the 1977 Misuse of Drugs Act , relating to the forging of prescriptions that have occurred from 2005 to 2011, and to date in 2012 by location. [26654/12]. (06 Jun 2012)
[thejournal.ie] Pharmacists express concern over addiction to pain relief. (01 May 2012)
Ferri, Marica and Minozzi, Silvia and Amato, Laura and Bo, Alessandra and Davoli, Marina (2012) Slow-release oral morphine as maintenance therapy for opioid dependence. . Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews (5) DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009879
Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde and Ducray, Kevin and Byrne, Patricia and Smyth, Bobby P. (2012) Perception of unmet needs and association with benzodiazepine misuse among patients on a methadone maintenance treatment programme. The Psychiatrist, 36 (5). pp. 169-174.
Martyn, Michelle (2012) Drug and alcohol misuse among adult offenders. Findings from the drugs and alcohol survey 2011. Probation Service, Meath.
[Irish Medical Times] , Gantly, Dara Service shortfalls are the reason behind prescribing rates — IMO. (04 Apr 2012)
(2012) Opioid management practices for the prevention of drug diversion and misuse: a review of the clinical evidence and guidelines. . 21 p. Rapid response review
[rte.ie] , Murphy, Paul Prime Time blog 27 March 2012 [prescription drugs]. (27 Mar 2012)
[Medical Independent] , Shannon, June HSE benzodiazepine letters to encourage quality prescribing. (23 Mar 2012)
Keenaghan, Celia and Sweeney, Joanna and McGowan, Bernie (2012) Care options for primary care: the development of best practice guidance on social prescribing for primary care teams. . 71 p.
Long, Jean (2012) Results from the third general population survey in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 40, Winter 2011 . pp. 6-8.
(2012) Benzodiazepines leaflet. Royal College of Psychiatrists, London.
Long, Jean and Horgan, Justine (2012) Drug use among the general population, by regional drugs task force area. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 43, Autumn 2012 . pp. 24-27.
(2012) Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2010. Health Service Executive, Dublin.
(2012) WHO Expert Committee on Drug Dependence. Thirty-fifth report. World Health Organization, Geneva.
Dolan, Catherine and Omer, Sami and Glynn, Deirdre A. and Corcoran, Michelle and McCarthy, Geraldine (2012) Benzodiazepine and Z-drug prescribing for elderly people in a general hospital: a complete audit cycle. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 29 (2). pp. 128-131.
Schulze, Horst and Urmeew, Raschid and Auerbach, Kerstin and Alvarez, Javier and Bernhoft, Inger Marie and de Gier, Han and Hagenzieker, Marjan and Houwing, Sjoerd and Knoche, Anja and Pilgerstorfer, Monika and Zlender, Bojan (2012) Driving under the influence of drugs, alcohol and medicines in Europe — findings from the DRUID project. Publications Office of the European Union, Luxembourg.
(2012) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2011. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
Parsons, Graham (2012) Dependence on benzodiazepines or Z-drugs: having that conversation. Irish Pharmacy Union Review (December). pp. 25-29.
(2012) Clinical drug testing in primary care. . 96 p. Technical Assistance Publication (TAP) Series 30
[Oireachtas] Topical issue debate - Suicide prevention. (08 Dec 2011)
[thejournal.ie] Prescription drug usage on the rise among women. (23 Nov 2011)
Horgan, Justine (2011) Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland. First results from the 2010/11 drug prevalence survey. In: Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland: results launch., 22 November 2011, Buswell's Hotel, Dublin.
[thejournal.ie] 50,000 illegal and counterfeit medicines seized in Ireland. (30 Sep 2011)
[Oireachtas] 172. Deputy Kevin Humphreys asked the Minister for Health if his attention has been drawn to the fact that a significant street market has emerged for the sale of prescription drugs; his plans to make the sale of such drugs, without due authorisation, a criminal offence. [26765/11]. (29 Sep 2011)
[Oireachtas] 146. Deputy Denis Naughten asked the Minister for Health the steps which have been taken to implement the report of his Department’s benzodiazepine committee; the total cost of benzodiazepine prescribing to the health service. 25156/11]. (21 Sep 2011)
[BBC News Northern Ireland] Prescription drug misuse growing in Northern Ireland. (24 Aug 2011)
[Independent UK] , Kirby, Jane Epilepsy drug misuse 'on the rise'. (08 Jul 2011)
[Irish Medical Times] Prescribing heroin reduces abuse of the drug. (08 Jul 2011)
[TV3] Dr Dominic Rowley answers all your questions on the addiction to painkillers. (07 Jul 2011)
[Irish Medical Times] , Connors, Aoife Plan to control use of benzodiazepines. (06 Jul 2011)
[Medical Independent] , Shannon, June An addiction on prescription. (30 Jun 2011)
[Department of Health] Minister Shortall launches Report on Responding to Benzodiazepine use in Ballymun. (21 Jun 2011)
[Oireachtas] 340. Deputy Mary Lou McDonald asked the Minister for Health and Children if he and the Garda Síochána have identified the increasing problem of prescription drugs being sold illegally; and the measures he and the Garda Síochána are taking to address this problem. [12737/11]. (24 May 2011)
[RTE News] Long-term patients taking inappropriate drugs. (06 Apr 2011)
[Irish Needle Exchange Forum] Fake Valium Tablets -ALERT. (14 Feb 2011)
(2011) Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2009. Health Service Executive, Dublin.
(2011) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2009. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
Bellerose, Delphine (2011) Benzodiazepine use in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 36, Winter 2010 . pp. 1-3.
(2011) Report of the International Narcotics Control Board on the availability of internationally controlled drugs: ensuring adequate access for medical and scientific purposes. United Nations, New York.
Byrne, Stephan and O'Mahony, Denis and Hughes, Carmel M. and Parsons, Carole and Patterson, Susan and McCormack, Brendan and Finn, Finola (2011) An evaluation of the inappropriate prescribing in older residents in long term care facilities in the greater Cork and Northern Ireland regions using the STOPP and Beers’ criteria. Centre for ageing research and development in Ireland (CARDI), Dublin.
(2011) Mental health services 2010: medication. Mental Health Commission, Dublin.
Connolly, Johnny (2011) Legal update. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 37, Spring 2011 . pp. 25-26.
Corrigan, Desmond (2011) Putting the spotlight on our prescription drug problem. Irish Pharmacist, 5 (13). p. 22.
Irwin, Orla (2011) The way forward second strategic plan of the Western Region Drugs Task Force 2011-2014. Western Region Drugs Task Force, Galway.
(2011) Ensuring balance in national policies on controlled substances: Guidance for availability and accessibility of controlled medicines. World Health Organization, Geneva.
Carrigan, Jane (2011) Chains of addiction and links of support. Responding to benzodiazepine use in Ballymun; a GP-community partnership addiction project. Ballymun Family Practice; Ballymun Local Drugs Task Force, Dublin.
Edginton, Mark (2011) Addiction to medicines - findings from the DH commissioned reports from the NAC and NTA. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.
Ford, Chris (2011) Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication: prevalence, evidence and how to manage people with these problems. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.
Willott, Stephen (2011) Meeting the challenge of prescribed medication misuse in the community. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.
Law, Fergus (2011) What is the size, prevalence and evidence of misuse of benzodiazepines. In: SMMGP training day: Problematic use of over-the-counter (OTC) medication, benzodiazepines and other prescribed medications: how do we manage these increasing problems?, 11 May 2011, Harrogate, England.
(2011) 2011 annual report of IPU Executive Committee. AGMs of the IPU and IPU Services Ltd. Irish Pharmacy Union, Dublin.
(2011) Community detoxification protocols: benzodiazepines. Progression Routes Initiative, Dublin.
Iqbal, M. and Cash, WJ and Sarwar, S. and McCormick, PA (2011) Paracetamol overdose: the liver unit perspective. Irish Journal of Medical Science, Online first .
(2011) Safer prescribing in prisons: guidance for clinicians. . 21 p.
(2011) The human cost: an overview of the evidence on economic adversity and mental health and recommendations for action. Mental Health Commission, Dublin.
(2011) Irish Pharmacy Union annual report 2011. Irish Pharmacy Union, Dublin.
(2011) Commonly abused prescription drugs chart. . 2 p.
Apantaku-Olajide, Tunde (2011) Abuse of prescription and over-the-counter drugs. Irish Psychiatry, Dublin.
O'Sullivan, David and Byrne, Stephan (2011) Potential inappropriate prescribing. Irish Pharmacy Union Review (July). pp. 21-23.
(2011) Addiction to medicine: an investigation into the configuration and commissioning of treatment services to support those who develop problems with prescription-only or over-the-counter medicine. . 32 p.
[Irish Medical Times] , Pinjon, Emmanuelle Use of prescribed drugs to treat alcohol addiction. (02 Dec 2010)
[The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland] New codeine guidance now in force – Pharmacy Regulator. (01 Aug 2010)
(2010) Non-prescription medicinal products containing codeine: Guidance for pharmacists on safe supply to patients. The Pharmaceutical Society of Ireland, Dublin.
Lyons, Suzi (2010) Drug Treatment Centre Board pioneers nurse prescribing in addiction in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 33, Spring 2010 . p. 21.
(2010) Irish Pharmacy Union annual report 2010. Irish Pharmacy Union, Dublin.
[Oireachtas] 174. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health and Children the developments in the case of a person (details supplied) who has made several requests to enter the State on holidays with a small amount of prescribed medicine listed in the Misuse of Drugs Act.[11776/10]. (10 Mar 2010)
[Oireachtas] 269. Deputy Joe Costello asked the Minister for Health and Children if the Director of Public Prosecutions has determined if the Garda can prosecute seizures of prescribed drugs which are sold on the streets. [4588/10]. (02 Feb 2010)
(2010) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2008. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
[Drug Treatment Centre Board] The Drug Treatment Centre Board Pioneers First Nurse Prescribers in Addiction in Ireland. (05 Jan 2010)
Walsh, Simone (2010) Pharmacy guidelines on safe supply of codeine-based products. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 35, Autumn 2010 . p. 28.
Dee, Amber (2010) Wreckage: prescription drug addiction: caught by surprise. AuthorHouse, Bloomington, IN.
Corcoran, Paul and Reulbach, U and Keeley, HS and Perry, IJ and Hawton, K and Arensman, Ella (2010) Use of analgesics in intentional drug overdose presentations to hospital before and after the withdrawal of distalgesic from the Irish market. BMC Clinical Pharmacology, 18 (10). p. 6.
(2009) Drug use in Ireland and Northern Ireland 2006/2007 drug prevalence survey: sedatives or tranquillisers, and anti-depressants results: Bulletin 6. National Advisory Committee on Drugs, Dublin.
Flynn, Kealan (2009) Minor tranquillisers and sedatives: use and misuse in the West of Ireland. Western Region Drugs Task Force, Galway.
Long, Jean and Lyons, Suzi (2009) Sedative, tranquilliser and anti-depressant use in Ireland. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 30, Summer 2009 . pp. 7-10.
Galvin, Brian (2009) Use of minor tranquillisers and sedatives in the WRDTF area. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 30, Summer 2009 . pp. 10-11.
Carson, Raymond and Jacob, P. and McQuillan, Regina (2009) Towards safer use of opioids. Irish Medical Journal, 102 (8).
[Sunday Times (UK)] Prescription drugs: legal and lethal. (24 Feb 2008)
Levinthal, Charles F. (2008) Drugs, behavior, and modern society. Pearson, Allyn & Bacon, Boston ; London.
(2008) Finance Shared Services Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statistical analysis of claims and payments 2007. Health Service Executive, Dublin.
(2008) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2007. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
Long, Jean (2008) Identifying new drugs and new drug trends with the help of drug helplines. Drugnet Ireland, Issue 27, Autumn 2008 . p. 22.
Maisto, Stephen A. and Galizio, Mark and Connors, Gerard J (2008) Drug use and abuse. Wadsworth.
(2008) Irish Sports Council factsheets: Anabolic steroids, beta-blockers, hormones. [FactSheet]
[Sunday Independent] Prescriptions for anti-anxiety drugs nudge one million mark. (21 Oct 2007)
Gracer, Richard I (2007) A new prescription for addiction. Subutex, Prometa, Vivitrol, and Campral - the revolutionary new treatments for alcohol, cocaine, methamphetamine, and prescription drug addiction. Elite Books, USA.
Whitty, Marie and O'Connor, John J (2007) Intra-arterial injection of zolpidem and substance misusers. Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine, 24 (4). p. 161.
(2007) Drug Use in Ireland and Northern Ireland: 2002/2003 drug prevalence survey: sedatives, tranquillisers or anti-depressants results: bulletin 6. National Advisory Committee on Drugs & Public Health Information and Research Branch, Dublin.
(2007) Finance Shared Services Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statisticsl analysis of claims and payments 2006. Health Service Executive, Dublin.
[Oireachtas] 139. Ms McManus asked the Minister for Health and Children further to the recent amendment by the Irish Medicines Board for the authorisation of Buprenorphine to be allowed to be prescribed by general practitioners with specialist training, the timeframe for her considerations of this authorisation; if there are obstacles;[35939/06]. (02 Nov 2006)
[Oireachtas] 191. Mr. Gregory asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the guidelines which exist to ensure that medical prescriptions are secure and cannot be easily forged in view of the huge problem of addiction to prescription drugs, many of which are fraudulently obtained and sold on the streets; if the bar coding of prescriptions, as is the practice in Britain, is being considered. [5945/06]. (15 Feb 2006)
[Oireachtas] 201. Ms O. Mitchell asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children the reason an expert report launched by her Department on benzodiazepine prescribing in 2002 recommended that private and medical card patients for these drugs should be monitored by her Department via the GMS board; the further reason this recommendation has not been implemented. [3057/06]. (31 Jan 2006)
McDonald, Niall (2006) The portrayal of antidepressants in the Irish newspapers. Masters thesis, Dublin City University.
(2006) National Shared Services Primary Care Reimbursement Service: statisticsl analysis of claims and payments 2005. Health Service Executive, Dublin.
Wills, Simon (2005) Drugs of abuse. Pharmaceutical Press, London.
Critser, Greg (2005) Generation Rx : how prescription drugs are transforming American lives, minds, and bodies. Houghton Mifflin, Boston.
(2005) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2004. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin.
O'Connell, Henry and Lawlor, Brian (2005) Alcohol and heart disease: what do you prescribe? Irish Medical Journal, 98 (8). pp. 230-1.
Sukumaran, S and Herbert, J and Tracey, JA and Delanty, D (2005) Safety of newer generation anti-epileptic drugs in non-accidental overdose: an Irish population study. Seizure, 14 (3). pp. 151-156.
[Oireachtas] 61. Mr. Sargent asked the Tánaiste and Minister for Health and Children if her attention has been drawn to the fact that some schools are locking away asthma inhalers under action 43 of the national drugs strategy; her views on whether this policy may have serious health implications for certain pupils. [26352/04]. (28 Oct 2004)
Henman, Martin and Vivero, Lisa and Gustafsson, Anna and Mulvenna, Kate (2004) Benzodiazepine usage in the North Eastern Health Board region of the Republic of Ireland. Trinity College Dublin; Uppsala Universitet.
British Medical Assocation, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain. (2004) British national formulary. British Medical Association, Royal Pharmaceutical Society of Great Britain, London, London.
Medawar, Charles and Hardon, Anita (2004) Medicines out of control? antidepressants and the conspiracy of goodwill. Aksant, The Netherlands.
Robinson, D (2004) Factors influencing paracetamol overdose. PhD thesis, Queen's University Belfast.
(2004) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2003. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin.
(2004) Benzodiazepines- whose little helper? The role of benzodiazepines in the development of substance misuse problems in Ballymun. National Advisory Committee on Drugs, Dublin.
Blachford, Stacey L and Krapp, Kristine, eds. (2003) Drugs and controlled substances: information for students. Gale, Farmington Hills MI.
(2003) Prescribing services for drug misuse. . 8 p.
(2003) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2002. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin.
Cahill, Richard and Clarke, A. and Keenan, Eamon and Boland, M. (2003) Consequences of legislative changes to methadone prescribing in Ireland. International Journal of Drug Policy, 14 (3). pp. 241-245.
O'Rourke, M. and Garland, MR. and McCormick, PA. (2002) Ease of access is a principal factor in the frequency of paracetamol overdose. Irish Journal of Medical Science, 171 (3). pp. 148-150.
Colvin, Rod (2002) Prescription drug addiction: the hidden epidemic. A guide to coping and understanding. Addicus, Omaha.
O'Mahony, Paul (2002) A survey of medicines prescribed within the prison system. UNSPECIFIED. (Unpublished)
(2002) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2001. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
(2002) Report of the Benzodiazepine Committee, August 2002. Department of Health and Children, Dublin.
(2002) Benzodiazepines: good practice guidelines for clinicians. Department of Health and Children, Dublin.
Williams, D. (2002) The use of the General Medical Services prescription database for pharmcoepidemological studies in Ireland. PhD thesis, Trinity College Dublin.
Quigley, Paul A. (2001) Public health dimensions of benzodiazepine regulation. Critical Public Health, 11 (4). pp. 331-339.
World Health Organization. (2001) How to develop and implement a national drug policy. World Health Organization, Geneva.
Hodgson, Barabara (2001) In the arms of morpheus: the tragic history of laudanum, morphine, and patent medicines. Firefly Books, Buffalo.
Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) . (2001) Contribution to the sensible use of benzodiazepines: meeting organised by the Co-operation Group to Combat Drug Abuse and Illicit Trafficking in Drugs (Pompidou Group) Strasbourg (France), 29-30 January 2001. Drugs and addiction . Council of Europe, Strasbourg.
(2001) Irish Medicines Board annual report 2000. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
(2001) Irish Medicines Board. Annual report and accounts 1999. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
Laffoy, Marie and Byrne, G. and Scallan, E. (2001) Paracetamol availability and overdose in Ireland. Irish Medical Journal, 94 (7). pp. 212-214.
(2001) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 2000. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin.
Seivewright, Nicholas (2000) Community treatment of drug misuse: more than methadone. Cambridge University Press, London.
Drummond, Edward H (2000) The complete guide to psychiatric drugs: straight talk for best results. John Wiley, New York.
Trimble, Michael R and Hindmarch, Ian, eds. (2000) Benzodiazepines. Wrighton Biomedical, Petersfield.
Hughes, Glenda F. (2000) Drug abuse and misuse: a community pharmacy perspective. PhD thesis, Queen's University Belfast.
(2000) General Medical Services (Payments) Board report for the year ended 31st December 1999. General Medical Services (Payments) Board, Dublin.
Uchtenhagen, A. and Dobler-Mikola, A. and Steffen, T. and Gutzwiller, F. and Blattler, R. and Pfeifer, S. (1999) Prescription of narcotics for heroin addicts: main results of the Swiss national cohort study. Medical prescription of narcotics; v. 1 . Karger, Basel.
(1999) Irish Medicines Board. Annual reports and accounts 1998. Irish Medicines Board, Dublin.
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Szasz, Thomas (1996) Our right to drugs: the case for a free market. Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, NY.
(1996) Programme on substance abuse. Rational use of benzodiazepines. World Health Organization, Copenhagen.
Hammersley, Diane (1995) Counselling people on prescribed drugs. Counselling in Practice . Sage, London.
(1993) Report of the expert group on the establishment of a protocol for the prescribing of methadone. Department of Health, Dublin.
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