Dr Ritchie is Lead Clinician for Alcohol and Drug Services in Glasgow. She has been a member of the Royal College of General Practitioners since 2001 and worked as a GP in areas of deprivation in Glasgow before moving to work in specialist drug and alcohol services. Her clinical work includes heroin assisted treatment and benzodiazepine harm reduction prescribing. She currently chairs the board’s Medication Assisted Treatment group. Research interests include innovative integration of blood borne virus and drug treatment service delivery, interventions for novel benzodiazepine use and exploring all-cause mortality in drug treatment services.