Sunday, July 11, 2010

In Face of a Killer Epidemic, Waiting Lists for Treatment!

A UK headline (The Observer, 11 July) reads: “Anthrax deaths expose addicts' plight …13 deaths in UK since Xmas”. The article quotes a drug treatment worker as saying lives could have been saved "if we could have got people access to methadone or Subutex very quickly … but we were looking at six-month waiting lists and, in some parts of Scotland, a year."


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