BMA calls for national prescription drug helplineBMJ 2016; 355 doi: https://doi.org/10.1136/bmj.i5725 (Published 25 October 2016) Cite this as: BMJ 2016;355:i5725
- Zosia Kmietowicz
- The BMJ
The UK government should set up a national helpline to support people with prescription drug addiction, the BMA has said.
The need for a nationwide telephone advice service is one of three recommendations that have been identified by the BMA, charities, patient groups, and medical bodies as part of a new effort to tackle prescription drug dependence.1 …