Masterclass - Advances in clinical practice for older people...
The aim of this RCPsychs Masterclass is to provide an update on best practice in the assessment, treatment and care of older people with substance misuse. The event will be held ov...
A winning training event and thoughts on workforce issues
Musings on workforce after a recent London training event on Opioid Substitution Treatment and choices. (10.10.17)
A questionnaire for providers on apprenticeships in the drug...
Help shape apprenticeships in the drug and alcohol sector. (09.10.17)
Communication re Prenoxad (naloxone) labelling
Correction made to Prenoxad Injection labelling. Product use and dosing schedule remain unchanged. (04.10.17)
"Mind the gap" – ask about pauses in breathing and snoring i...
Dr Kirstie Anderson from the Regional Sleep Service, Newcastle writes for us on the often-overlooked problems with sleep, and patients on opioids. (27.09.17)
A critical review of the 2017 UK Drug Strategy
Commentary on the UK Drug Strategy by eight of the UK's leading harm reduction and drug treatment organisations.
Alcohol related brain damage (ARBD)
Professor Ken Wilson, Consultant Psychiatrist and specialist in alcohol related brain damage writes on this complex subject.
DrugFAM 2017 Conference - "Lives Worth Talking About"
DrugFAM's 9th annual conference for those bereaved by addiction. Saturday 14.10.17 Holiday Inn, High Wycombe, HP11 1TL.
Compassion fatigue in health professionals working in drug a...
We are pleased to support research at Lancaster University on the above topic.
Twisted Wires: a book review
Twisted wires by Sarina Wheatman: an exploration of the many puzzling and complex aspects of addiction
Apprenticeships: an opportunity for change
The latest developments on apprenticeships in the drug and alcohol sector.
Alcohol and nutrition among homeless people: two sides of th...
New research finds nutrient deficiencies in heavy drinking homeless people, but evidence is limited. Health complications caused by nutritional deficiencies in homeless problem-dri...
SMMGP response to the 2017 Drug Strategy
Whilst many of the Drug Strategy’s ambitions are good, it frustratingly does not provide a realistic direction for how they will be delivered.
Drug Misuse and Dependence: UK Guidelines on Clinical Manage...
The update to "Drug Misuse and Dependence: UK Guidelines on Clinical Management" has been published.