Inspectors found that 1 in 7 had issues with safety and 1 in 10 was not good enough overall. They uncovered “pockets of persistent poor care” including out-of-date medicines, a failure to follow up on test results and a lack of…
The Mayor has launched his Draft Health Inequalities strategy to £help create a healthier and fairer society, and to help make the healthier choice easier for everyone, including the most disadvantaged”. Make sure addiction services are included.
Almost 20% of those who quit in first half of 2017 have been successful, with e-cigarettes the most popular method of quitting, say University College London researchers.
Inside Health reveals the poor state of addiction services, with heroin and morphine related deaths the highest on record. Professor Colin Drummond worries about a split in care between the NHS and Local Authorities since the 2012, and more.
As William intervenes in drug row, the Daily Mail explores how the “curse of addiction” has seeped into the Royal Family. Also: Prince William branded ‘naive’ for asking 3 addicts if drugs should be legalised.
Called Creating positive change for the stigma of addiction, the 9th DrugFam Conference will take place 14 October.