Smoking, alcohol, and drug misuse

Conversations on alcohol with older patients

WEBINAR archive October 2019: Conversations on alcohol with older patients

Vaping: All your questions answered

WEBINAR archive September 2018: Dr Hayden McRobbie presenting on vaping.

Talking about alcohol

WEBINAR archive August 2018: How to discuss alcohol use and complete an intervention in a 15-minute consult.

Telemedicine and preventative health

Dr John McMenamin on strategies to enquire, engage and motivate your patient towards better health outcomes.

Tramadol - Substance Use Disorder

Dr Helen Fulcher, Goodfellow GP Advisor talks with Northland general practitioner and addiction medicine specialist Dr Alistair Dunn about the prescription drug tramadol and the substance use disorder that can be associated with it’s use.

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Tramadol - Not the Safer Opioid

MEDTALK: Dr Helen Fulcher, Goodfellow GP Advisor talks with Northland general practitioner and addiction medicine specialist Dr Alistair Dunn about the concerns around the prescription drug tramadol.

Substance use disorder (SUD)

PODCAST: Dr Sam McBride talks about the safe prescribing of medicines that have the potential to cause substance use disorder (SUD).

Methamphetamine - Case-based discussions

PODCAST: Dr Vicki Macfarlane on methamphetamine use in New Zealand.

Smoking Cessation

Smoking is the leading cause of preventable morbidity, mortality and health inequities in New Zealand. With an estimated 4,500-5,000 deaths attributed to smoking every year, it is responsible for the premature death of half of its long-term users and is a significant cause of cancer, respiratory and heart disease.

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