Tag: recovery

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A new alcohol tax to help addicts

Drug recovery PbR outcomes

The drug recovery PbR pilots have plenty to teach those thinking about reducing reoffending contracts. Hasty implementation, data analysis and reputational management issues look to be common across both sectors.

NTA Drug treatment infographic

Tweet It’s nice to celebrate good news sometimes. The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse published their annual figures this week. The headlines make good reading: There has been a…

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Tweet From 2013/14 newly elected Police & Crime Commissioners will have responsibility for community safety and Drugs Intervention Programme budgets and will be looking for new and effective ways to…

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Tweet The Drugs Intervention Programme (DIP) which seeks to engage drug using offenders into treatment at every point of the criminal justice system is due for a shakeup this April…

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Tweet This post is a celebration of  the increasing range and variety of online resources developed by the drug treatment world. It’s great to report that all sectors of the…

Tweet Last week I posted apoll to try to gauge attitudes to payment by results by those sufficiently interested in the subject to read this Blog. For reasons that I go…

Tweet ‘Payment by results’ is an approach to funding public services which mirrors how we pay for a meal in a restaurant. We typically give a healthy tip if we…

Tweet One of the most fulfilling side-effects of writing a Blog is that you are more aware of and tend to read more blogs yourself. I recently discovered a new…

Tweet There are a lot of criticisms that can be levied at the payment by results approach. Some commentators are opposed in principle, Laurence Demarco, the founder and director of…

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