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Addiction psychiatry could be wiped out in a decade without urgent government funding, college warns

BMJ 2020; 368 doi: (Published 18 February 2020) Cite this as: BMJ 2020;368:m635
  1. Abi Rimmer
  1. The BMJ

Falling trainee numbers mean that addiction psychiatry could be wiped out in the next 10 years unless urgent measures are taken, the Royal College of Psychiatrists has warned.

A report on the state of training in addiction psychiatry,1 published by the college, revealed that the number of higher training posts across England had …

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