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Nearly 100,000 could be unaware they have hep C

Up to two thirds of the estimated 143,000 people in the UK living with a chronic hepatitis C infection may be unaware they have...

Millions being prescribed potentially addictive drugs

Millions of people in England are being prescribed potentially addictive medications, according to the findings of a major review by Public Health England (PHE).  Announced...

Agents of change

We urgently need to become activists once more, argues Nick Wilson in his contribution to The Vision Project. Read the full article in DDN Magazine The...

Case dismissed

Why are recommendations to improve custody-community transitions being routinely ignored when so many lives are at stake? DDN reports. As drug-related death rates continue to...

A prescription for pain

Paul was prescribed OxyContin after an industrial injury. But that was just the start of his problems. My name is Paul. I’m 51 and live...

Media Savvy

The news, and the skews, in the national media   Media Savvy The news, and the skews, in the national media. The increase in drug-related deaths hasn’t suddenly happened, deaths...

Thanks for Sharing

Testing and treatment for hep C may have improved, but data sharing is lagging dangerously behind, warns a new LJWG report. Read the full article...

Upping their game

The sixth annual Recovery Games were the biggest and best yet, says Stuart Green. Ahead of September’s Recovery Month, people from across Britain gathered to...

Scots drug death taskforce up and running

The taskforce set up by the Scottish Government to try to address the country’s rising drug death rate will hold its first meeting later...

International Overdose Awareness Day is 31 August

Shoes A poem by Peter Jones Could you walk in our shoes? Live the lives we do? No longer here to tell you The things we have to...

Expressions of interest to participate in a tender for 2020/21 admissions...

The Authority invites providers to participate in a tender for 2020/21 admissions to join a Dynamic Purchasing System (“DPS”) for the provision of Tier...

Drug-related deaths highest since records began

Registrations of deaths relating to poisoning (overdose) in England and Wales have once again broken previous records, according to figures from the Office for...