Clinical Use of Opioids

Reviewing the place of opioids in acute pain management
Pain at the end of life: prevalence, causes and the role of opioids
The effectiveness, side effects and harms associated with using opioid therapy to manage long term pain
Monitoring and preventing dependence and addiction to prescribed opioids
Data on the misuse of prescription opioids in the UK from the ONS, Crime Survey for England and Wales and NDTMS