15th June issue

Keep listening Why the minister must stay in touch with his troops. If the enthusiasm and commitment of those involved were a guarantee of success, then...

13th July issue

Goal of recovery Kicking the habit with sheer enthusiasm. What does ‘recovery’ mean to you? Come on, you must have an opinion – it’s been the...

26th January issue

On the lookout Can we always see the obvious routes to improvement? A story in the papers this week reported that surgeons would be required to...

4th May issue

Life and death Harm reduction at international level goes beyond choice One slightly built young woman trembled on the platform at the International Harm Reduction Conference. She...

Closing the gaps Services must link to provide a stronger net. ‘We asked for help and ended up blamed.’ Sue Foreman’s story gives harrowing insight into...

16th November issue

Off the scale The Prof Nutt row is obscuring the real issues. The row over sacking Professor David Nutt has become intensely personal, to the point...

7th September issue

A bar too far? Employers could think twice about hiring ex-users Welcome to our first issue after the summer break – it’s good to be back!...

23rd March issue

Voicing choices One day in Birmingham – and we were all ears. There’s a lot in this issue and it’s been hard work to put together...

1st June issue

What’s up doc? Being an ‘agent of change’ is not the easiest job. The SMMGP conference – the event for Substance Misuse Management in General Practice...

12th January issue

See you in Brum! (If we can tear ourselves away from the new website) A happy new year to you, and this month brings us to...