The Charity Commission for England and Wales, the Scottish Charity Regulator and the Charity Commission for Northern Ireland have published Reporting of relevant matters of interest to UK charity regulators.
Public Health England has announced the 7 local authority areas which will take part in a randomised controlled trial of individual placement and support (IPS) for people dependent on drugs, alcohol or both in community treatment services.
About 1.3million Britons now take GABA drugs, according to Public Health Research Consortium – a huge rise from 100,000 in 2000, as they were said to be non-addictive. It’s now emerging that Gabapentinoids are addictive, and can cause withdrawal symptoms
Imperial College London survey suggests that 4/5ths of medics who have been subject of complaint or litigation start practising more ‘defensive medicine’.
Public Health Wales NHS Trust and Kings College London researched An international cross-sectional survey of emotions associated with alcohol consumption and influence on drink choice in different settings – and found that this is “imperative to addressing alcohol misuse”. Also: Type of alcohol…
New Note Orchestra – which is composed of musicians in recovery from addiction – is holding 3 christmas concerts: on 25 November, 3 & 10 December. Click for details on how to attend these recovery concerts.
Scotland’s ministers vowed to bring in minimum alcohol pricing by next May as new figures revealed 24,000 Scots were hospitalised from drinking last year.