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[Irish Medical Times] , Anderson, Rolande Dealing with addiction. (13 Sep 2011)

URL: http://www.imt.ie/features-opinion/2011/09/dealing...

GPs need more training and support to deal with patients presenting with addiction issues, Rolande Anderson, ICGP Alcohol Project Director, believes.

One of the hot topics that will be covered at Toranfield House’s NEAR (Neuroscience and Evidence-based practices for Addiction and Recovery) Conference — which is being held in the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Enniskerry, Co Wicklow from 10-12 November — is how GPs can and should offer help and guidance to their patients when there are addictive features to their presentation, whether the patient asks for that help or not.....

 

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