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Blog Archive

April 2014

Review: Seminar, “Research & Clinical Awareness” by the College of Paramedics in South Wales
25 April 2014
Recently I was fortunate enough to attend a regional seminar supported by the College of Paramedics in South Wales. The opportunity was full of promise for me (as one of our professions research-hungry paramedics) as it was entitled “Research & …

Some thoughts on the tricky problem of ‘legal high’ drugs education
17 April 2014
It’s common to hear that we need ‘better’ and ‘more’ drugs education as part of our response to novel psychoactive substances (NPS; ‘legal highs’), and intuitively this seems like a good idea (e.g. http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2602949/Primary-school-pupils-taught-legal-highs-says-PMs-drugs-adviser.html; http://www.liverpoolecho.co.uk/news/liverpool-news/wirral-drugs-awareness-campaigner-backing-6994104). After all, if (young) people …