Improving the landscape of substance misuse in the undergraduate medical education in the UK: travelling through time from an idea to change

First published: 09/05/2019 | Last updated: May 9th, 2019

Work carried out: Project led from St George’s, involving 18 English medical school.

Funding: Funding from DH; funds also from SSA for updating of resource materials currently being done.

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Abstract: In Medical Schools the teaching of substance misuse has been reported to be poorly represented in the curriculum with newly qualified doctors often feeling unprepared to deal with problems associated with substance misuse. This poster will describe how improving and enhancing the training of undergraduate medical students has been undertaken.

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Mrs Christine Goodair