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BMA urges coordinated national strategy for care of drug misusers

BMJ 1997; 315 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.315.7099.7j (Published 05 July 1997) Cite this as: BMJ 1997;315:7
  1. Caroline White
  1. BMJ

    A multidisciplinary national strategy and increased funding are needed to tackle drug misuse in the UK, says the BMA in its new report, The Misuse of Drugs, published last week.

    The report considers that the budget needed to treat drug dependency in England and Wales could be close to double the current £67m ($107m) allocation. It also recommends expanding …

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