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Podcast: The January take-home: with guest Dr Sharon Cox
In this episode of the SSA’s new podcast Addictions Edited, Dr Sharon Cox from...
Created On: 10 January 2022   (Last updated: 20 January 2022)
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SSA notes: MRC and NIHR guidance on evaluating complex interventions
The UK Medical Research Council and the National Institute for Health Research have updated...
Created On: 17 December 2021   (Last updated: 20 January 2022)
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In the news: call for drug consumption rooms in the UK
The Faculty of Public Health has coordinated an urgent call for overdose prevention centres...
Created On: 16 December 2021   (Last updated: 16 December 2021)
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SSA notes: the 2021 UK drugs strategy
The UK Government’s new 10-year drug strategy for England and Wales was published on...
Created On: 08 December 2021   (Last updated: 10 December 2021)
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In the news: drug safety testing made legal in Aotearoa
Aotearoa, the Māori name for New Zealand, has become the first country in the...
Created On: 03 December 2021   (Last updated: 03 December 2021)
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International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women 2021
Natalie Davies blogs about violence against women, which is a major cause and consequence...
Created On: 25 November 2021   (Last updated: 25 November 2021)
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SSA PhD Symposium and Annual Conference
It’s finally arrived. This week is the SSA Annual Conference and PhD Symposium. For...
Created On: 02 November 2021   (Last updated: 02 November 2021)
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Data privacy and informed consent: A recap of the debate over draft NICE guidelines on fetal alcohol spectrum disorders
Health guidelines for England and Wales are expected to be finalised in the next...
Created On: 24 September 2021   (Last updated: 08 October 2021)
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Blog: The cannabis industry and the term ‘medical cannabis’
Why terminology matters and why the term “medical cannabis” is a misnomer
Created On: 06 September 2021   (Last updated: 06 September 2021)
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International Overdose Awareness Day: ‘Benzodiazepines implicated in 73% of Scottish drug deaths’
For International Overdose Awareness Day, Natalie Davies examines the role of ‘street’ and prescribed...
Created On: 31 August 2021   (Last updated: 31 August 2021)
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