Countdown to hep C eradication

NHS England’s target date to eliminate hepatitis C is now just six years away. DDN hears what progress has been made, and what’s left...

Becoming visible: homelessness

Homelessness may be a complex issue but we know how to make a difference, heard delegates at a conference that brought together academics and...

Street Smart: integrated outreach

The ISEU project is taking street outreach to the next level, says Peter Burleigh. Read the full article in DDN magazine I’ve been going into hostels,...

A capital idea

WDP’s Capital Card scheme has been helping to incentivise and empower service users, the team tells DDN. Read the full article in DDN Magazine People who...

Reading the signals

Gay men can find it very difficult to seek help when ‘chemsex’ becomes addictive. Leon Knoops explored the issue at Hit Hot Topics. Chemsex is...

So, how are we doing?

As deputy drug czar for the Blair government, Mike Trace oversaw the expansion of today’s drug and alcohol treatment system. In the second of...

Finding a voice

Katie’s experience of stigma made her determined to help herself and others – the beginning of Adfam’s #StigmaMakesMeFeel campaign. She shares her story, with...

Driving Change

The theme of this year’s Hit Hot Topics conference was ‘The Road Ahead’. As each speaker began to explore the theme, it became obvious...

Final destination?

‘The road to recovery – political destination or patient journey?’ was the theme of this year’s RCGP and SMMGP primary care conference. DDN reports. ‘None...

Beyond the gate

Prisons have a unique opportunity to introduce a life-saving naloxone strategy, so is the message getting through? DDN reports. Naloxone saves lives, and for people...