News February 2020 Newsletter SMMGP February 2020 Newsletter FREE WEBINARS in March Reducing drug-related deaths in criminal justice settings Thu, Mar 12, 2020 7pm - 8pm Presenters: Dr Jake Hard, Chair RCGP Secure Environments Group Dr Dev Vrat Singh Clinical Lead in Substance Misuse Person with lived experience. This webinar will cover issues in the criminal justice system regarding drug-related deaths, and measures that can be taken to reduce them. It will include provision of naloxone and approaches that can be taken in both secure environments and the community. Register Medical cannabis and the treatment of pain Tue 24 Mar, 7pm - 8pm Presenter: Dr Sunil Arora, Consultant in Pain and Anaesthetics.Chair: Dr Steve Brinksman, SMMGP Clinical Director This webinar will include: the use of medical cannabis in the treatment of pain Lucy Stafford - a patient with lived experience. Register Watch again Medical cannabis and drug policy in the UK This webinar covered policy regarding access to medical cannabis in the UK.Click here to watch. Premium Member Webinars Falling between services: providing integrated care for older people with alcohol problems Wed, Mar 11, 10am - 11am Presenter: Dr Tony Rao, Consultant, Community Mental Health Team for Older Adults,This webinar will cover: identifying older people with alcohol problems, including atypical presentations, and special considerations for older people in assessment and intervention. What about the other drugs? The management of other substances for patients on opioid substitution treatment Wed, Mar 18, 2020 11am - 12pm Presenter: Dr Martyn Hull, Medical Director, Turning Point will discuss how to manage the use of drugs other than opioids for people on opioid substitute treatment. To register for any of these webinars, please log in to the CPD sharing platform or email to request the link. Not a premium member? Click here to join. News iCAAD 2020 We are pleased to offer our FDAP and SMMGP members 20% discount by using codes: SMMGP20 or FDAP20.