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Clampdown on violence against NHS staff

Health Secretary Matt Hancock says he will introduce new measures to help protect NHS staff from violence. The NHS Violence Reduction Strategy expands on work previously carried out by a body that was scrapped by government more than a year ago. A bill to double the sentence for assaults on emergency workers from six months… Read More »

FDA staff raises safety concerns over Trevena opioid drug

(Reuters) – Staff reviewers of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday raised safety concerns over Trevena Inc’s opioid injection to treat acute pain, saying the treatment has an abuse and overdose potential. The treatment, oliceridine, aims to manage moderate-to-severe acute pain in adult patients for whom an intravenous opioid is warranted. FDA staff… Read More »