Monthly Archives: March 2011

Email from Matthew Fluck, Customer Service Centre, Department of Health to John Perrott (31 March 2011)

Dear Mr and Ms Perrott, Thank you for your email of 9 March to Anne Milton about Ativan.  I have been asked to reply. I hope you will understand that, due to the amount of correspondence she receives and her daily commitments, … Continue reading

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Email from Mary Heaton, Customer Service Centre, Department of Health to John Perrott (31 March 2011)

Dear Mr Perrott, Thank you for your further email of 24 February to Anne Milton about your correspondent Mr David Baldwin about his partner’s addiction to prescription medicines. I have been asked to reply on Ms Milton’s behalf. I was sorry to read … Continue reading

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Email from Private Office of Anne Milton MP to Jim Dobbin, MP, and the Earl of Sandwich (29 March 2011)

Re: Review of Addiction into Prescribed and Over-the-Counter Medicines Dear Mr Dobbin and Earl Sandwich Anne Milton has asked me to keep you updated about the review.  The reports have been received by the Department.  However, it is intended that they are peer-reviewed. … Continue reading

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Article in the Daily Mail (22 March 2011)

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Email from Jennifer Stone to Anne Milton, Minister for Public Health (20 March 2011)

Dear Ms Milton, I have noticed that the Department of Health keeps saying it needs to find out the scale of prescribed benzodiazipine addiction.I have also noticed this extract from Panorama in 2001 whereProfessor Louis Appleby,National Director for Mental Health, … Continue reading

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Letter from Joanne Littlefair, Customer Service Centre, Department of Health to Jennifer Stone (14 March 2011)

Dear Ms Stone, Thank you for your further email of 23 February to Anne Milton about addiction to prescription drugs.  I have been asked to reply on her behalf. One of the roles of the MHRA is to ensure that … Continue reading

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Minutes from the Meeting of the All Party Parliamentary Group for Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction (09 March 2011)

APPG INVOLUNTARY TRANQUILLISER ADDICTION Meeting Wednesday 9 March 2011 Room M Portcullis House 5pm MINUTES Present: Sir Peter Bottomley, Michael Connarty, Nik Dakin, Jim Dobbin, Pat Dobbin, Kelvin Hopkins, Eric Ollerenshaw, Lady Masham Apologies: Debbie Abrahams, Earl Sandwich Update from Chairman … Continue reading

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Letter from Anne Milton, Minister for Public Health to Eric Ollerenshaw (09 March 2011)

Eric Ollerenshaw OBE MP House of Commons Westminster London SWIA OAA 09 March 2011 Thank you for your letter of 4 February about issues related to those discussed atthe meeting on 8 December 2010 with you and Jim Dobbin. As … Continue reading

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Letter from John Perrott to Anne Milton, Minister for Public Health (09 March 2011)

Anne Milton MP                                                                           … Continue reading

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Email from Sue Jones, Central Complaints Manager, Head of Corporate Policy Unit, Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency to John Perrott (08 March 2011)

Mr J Perrott 20 Greenacre Court Lancaster LA1 4LE Date: 8th March 2011 Dear Mr Perrott Subject: Formal Complaint (our ref: CC0067) Reference: Formal Complaint regarding Dr June Raine and responses to questions and issues concerning Ativan and generic lorazepam … Continue reading

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