Affiliation: University of Sheffield
- Deaths from drugs of abuse in Sheffield, 1998: the role of prescribed medicationP Oliver
Department of General Practice, University of Sheffield
Br J Gen Pract 51:394-6. 2001..Benzodiazepines were frequently detected alongside opiates during toxicology, the source of which was likely to be the deceased's own prescription...
- The effect of time spent in treatment and dropout status on rates of convictions, cautions and imprisonment over 5 years in a primary care-led methadone maintenance servicePhillip Oliver
Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care, School of Medicine and Biomedical Sciences, University of Sheffield, Samuel Fox House, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Addiction 105:732-9. 2010..It has been shown to reduce criminal activity and incarceration over periods of periods of 12 months or less; however, little is known about the effect of this treatment over longer durations...
- Drug-related death following release from prison: a brief review of the literature with recommendations for practiceD Leach
University of Sheffield, Academic Unit of Primary Medical Care, Samuel Fox House, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Curr Drug Abuse Rev 4:292-7. 2011..However, special protocols may be required for those drug-using prisoners who have a possibility of being released at short notice...
- Predicting biopsychosocial outcomes for heroin users in primary care treatment: a prospective longitudinal cohort studyJamie Parmenter
Clinical Psychology Unit, Department of Psychology, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield
Br J Gen Pract 63:e499-505. 2013..Few extended studies have been carried out in UK primary care to study factors predicting recovery...
- Deaths from drugs of abuse in Sheffield 1997-1999: what are the implications for GPs prescribing to heroin addicts?Phillip Oliver
Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield S5 7AU and Community Health, Sheffield, UK
Fam Pract 19:93-4. 2002..Our aim was to examine the characteristics of drug abuse deaths in Sheffield between 1997 and 1999 with particular attention on the role of prescribed medication and the impact of increased methadone prescribing...
- Concomitant drugs of misuse and drug using behaviours associated with fatal opiate-related poisonings in Sheffield, UK, 1997-2000Phillip Oliver
Addiction Research Unit, Institute of General Practice and Primary Care, University of Sheffield, Northern General Hospital, Sheffield, UK
Addiction 98:191-7. 2003..To examine the degree of involvement of concomitant drugs of misuse and other previously identified behavioural risk factors in acute accidental opiate-related poisoning fatalities in Sheffield, 1997-2000...