Monthly Archives: June 2012

Parliamentary Questions on Involuntary Tranquilliser Addiction Tabled by Jim Dobbin MP, Eric Ollerenshaw MP, and the Earl of Sandwich, from 31 January 2008 to 26 June 2012 (28 June 2012)

Please click the following link to download a PDF copy of all questions: Parliamentary Questions

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Parliamentary Questions by Jim Dobbin, MP (26 June 2012)

26 Jun 2012 : Column 222 Jim Dobbin: To ask the Secretary of State for Health for what reasons selective serotonin reuptake inhibitors and other antidepressants are not included as part of his Department’s review of policy on addiction to … Continue reading

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Email from Angela Gillen, Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries, Department of Health to John Perrott (25 June 2012)

Our ref: DE00000708228 Dear Mr Perrott, Thank you for your further emails of 13 and 15 June to the Department of Health about benzodiazepine addiction. I have been asked to reply. I am afraid there is little more I can … Continue reading

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Article in the Oldham Evening Chronicle: Minister’s mission on medication addiction (19 June 2012)

Please click the following link to read the full article on the Oldham Evening Chronicle’s website: http://www.oldham-chronicle.co.uk/news-features/8/news-headlines/70765/ministers-mission-on-medication-addiction Article text: Reporter: Marina Berry Date online: 19 June 2012 Public Health Minister Anne Milton has visited Oldham on a fact-finding mission over … Continue reading

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The Earl Sandwich: Oral Question, House of Lords, July 12, 2012 (announced 15 June 2012)

The Earl Sandwich has tabled an Oral Question which will be followed by a short debate in the House of Lords on the 12 July 2012. “The Earl of Sandwich to ask Her Majesty’s Government whether they plan to develop … Continue reading

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Minister of State for Public Health Visits Oldham to Discuss Prescription Drug Issues (14 June 2012)

Please click the following link to read the full article on Addiction Dependency Solutions’ website: http://www.adsolutions.org.uk/uncategorized/minister-of-state-for-public-health-visits-oldham-to-discuss-prescription-drug-issues

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Jim Dobbin MP announces European benzodiazepine enquiry (14 June 2012)

The Public Health Minister Anne Milton MP attended a meeting in Oldham today, June 14, 2012 organised by Addiction Dependency Solutions and Oldham Tranx. Jim Dobbin MP is chair of the APPGITA and is also now vice-chair of the Public Health Committee of … Continue reading

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Email from Angela Gillen, Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries, Department of Health to John Perrott (12 June 2012)

Dear Mr Perrott, Thank you for your email of 15 May to Earl Howe about your freedom of information request to Inner North West London primary care trusts. I have been asked to reply on the Minister’s behalf. I read … Continue reading

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Email from Joanne Miles, Ministerial Correspondence and Public Enquiries, Department of Health to John Perrott (12 June 2012)

Our ref: DE00000705127 Dear Mr Perrott, Thank you for your correspondence of 28 May about the prescription statistics 2011/12 from the Prescription Cost Analysis. I have been asked to reply. Although the total number of prescriptions listed in the Prescription … Continue reading

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