Post Tagged with: "Drugs"

Publication of the 2017 Cross-Government Drug Strategy

The Government’s 2017 Drug Strategy has now been published, and I know that this plan will be of particular interest to those who work with individuals desperately trying to break away from a destructive cycle of addiction. Charities such as DrugFAM as well as our local NHS teams perform this critically important work in […]

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Making Kadcyla available on the NHS

On 26th January 2017, I attended a back bench business debate in Parliament about the provisional decision not to provide the breast cancer drug Kadcyla for use in the NHS. The debate called for the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) and pharmaceutical company Roche to re-assess the […]

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Long hours and stress drive lawyers to drink and drugs

The survey, by the magazine Legal Business, also says that there is evidence of “cocaine clubs” in law firms’ basements and of partner-led games of poker and taking cocaine with clients. But it also finds that law firms are ignorant or indifferent to the problem. One lawyer is quoted: “I […]

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