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Royal College of Psychiatrists, Royal College of General Practitioners. (2014) The role of addiction specialist doctors in recovery orientated treatment systems: a resource for commissioners, providers and clinicians. London: Public Health England.

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This resource is designed to assist commissioners, providers and clinicians in maximising the value that addiction specialist doctors can bring to local recovery orientated treatment systems has been published by Public Health England. The resource was developed by a working group, chaired by Dr Owen Bowden-Jones, and builds on the standards described in Delivering quality care for drug and alcohol users: the roles and competencies of doctors (Royal College of Psychiatrists and Royal College of General Practitioners, 2012).

The resource identifies a number of essential functions which can usually only be carried out by addiction specialist doctors, that are required for a properly balanced, flexible, continually-improving and progressive local alcohol and drug recovery system, which is capable of meeting a full range of need.


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
International, Report
Drug Type
All substances
Intervention Type
Treatment method, Education and training, Rehabilitation/Recovery
Date
June 2014
Pages
35 p.
Publisher
Public Health England
Corporate Creators
Royal College of Psychiatrists, Royal College of General Practitioners
Place of Publication
London
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)

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