Benzo News

Daily Mail article – Prof Malcolm Lader places blame on GPs.

British Medical Association calls for a 24-hour helpline and specialist services across the UK.

Radio 5 Live broadcast an hour long programme on the subject of benzodiazepine dependence and the stories were harrowing indeed.  I spoke briefly in the late night programme in the second link provided below.   The relevant segment starts at 40 minutes into the programme and there is a further segment at 1 hour 40 minutes.

Benzodiazepine Disaster – documentary by Shane Kenny, former radio presenter, Ireland

UK TV Programme  features antidepressant side effects / withdrawal

Luke Montagu awarded damages

Click to access Times-Magazine-18-July-2015-pdf.pdf

British Medical Association Board of Science report – October 2015

Prescribed drugs associated with dependence and withdrawal – building a consensus for action

Click to access H6IB5G1BL8SX1KJ7VY4MCRCXVG6EV7.pdf

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