Prescribing Opioids in Chronic Pain How to do it. And, how not to do it.

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This is a talk that I gave to an audience made up of healthcare workers, mostly general practitioners.

The background theme is a swinging pendulum to illustrate the point that, in my opinion, we have swung too far away from being opoid-phobic and are in danger of over-using these drugs in the UK.

In fact, we're probably over-using morphine and its analogues right now.