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Minutes of APPG meeting held 12 September 2017

Please use these links to download minutes and presentation from the meeting of the APPG held on the 12 September 2017: http://prescribeddrug.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/APPG-Meeting-Minutes-120917-v1.1.pdf http://prescribeddrug.org/wp-content/uploads/2017/09/Case-for-a-helpline.pdf

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APPG for Prescribed Drug Dependence publishes declaration of support for helpline

The APPG for Prescribed Drug Dependence has today published a Declaration of Support for a national 24 hour helpline and accompanying website.  The declaration is signed by numerous medical bodies and charities, including: The BMA The Royal College of Psychiatrists The Royal College of GPs The Royal College of Physicians The Royal Society for Public […]

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MPs and peers present case for national prescribed drug helpline to Public Health England

Members of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Prescribed Drug Dependence (APPG for PDD) met at Westminster on 15 March in order to lobby Public Health England for a national 24 hour helpline to help patients withdraw from opioid painkillers, tranquilisers and antidepressants.  Parliamentarians who attended included Paul Flynn MP (chair), Sir Oliver Letwin MP, […]

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