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September 19, 2013: MoJ LAUNCHES REHAB FUNDING COMPETITION
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The Ministry of Justice today launched a "competition to find the future providers of rehabilitation services across England and Wales". This is one of the largest competitions that the Department has run, and today's launch is a "pivotal step" in...

September 2, 2013: TRAVELLING FELLOWSHIP:
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WINSTON CHURCHILL MEMORIAL TRUST At ARF we are enthusiastic fans of the life-changing opportunities for medical and health workers (yes, that includes anyone working to help addicts recover) to go on Travelling Fellowships funded by the Winston Churchill Memorial Trust....

November 30, 2008: TIER-4 CAPITAL INVESTMENT PROGRAMME
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Click here for related blog. “Abstinence-based drug treatment will grow by more than 2,000 places a year following over £54 million of government capital funding,” stated a press release issued by the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse on 26...

November 30, 2008: Q: WHEN IS £54MILLION NOT £54MILLION?
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A: When the NTA recycles a two-year old press release with an unusual juxtaposition of words and figure. Read related blog here. “Abstinence-based drug treatment will grow by more than 2,000 places a year following over £54 million of government...

November 17, 2008: HELP PILOT SYSTEM-CHANGE
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DEADLINE 11 DECEMBER 2008 One of the aims of the Drug Strategy, Drugs: protecting families and communities (2008), is to deliver new approaches to drug treatment and social reintegration. “One of the key actions is to develop pilots to test...

September 9, 2008: WITHDRAWAL SYMPTOMS
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At one time or another, most charities are victims of donor fatigue, when neither marketing nor the appeals of celebrity fund-raisers can stir donors to give. But for charities whose work involves social issues such as drug or alcohol abuse,...

May 12, 2008: DoH POLICY & GUIDANCE DOCUMENTS
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To find Department of Health policy and guidance documents, click here.

April 30, 2008: DoH ADDS TO GUIDANCE FOR REHABS:
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CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR INPATIENT AND RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION SUBSTANCE MISUSE (DRUG & ALCOHOL) SERVICES 2008/9. At the end of April, Nick Lawrence, deputy director and head of alcohol, drugs and tobacco policy at the Department of Health sent out addendum...

January 24, 2008: London loses out under new funding formula
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Comment by the London Drug & Alcohol Network London boroughs are adversely affected by a new formula for allocating the pooled treatment budget based on numbers on treatment. London's overall budget for 2008/2009 drops £2million to £86million - and indicative...

January 14, 2008: CHAMP AWARDS
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Deadline 20 April 2008 Diageo has sponsored the Champ Awards, a biennial scheme aimed at recognising projects in England, Scotland and Wales which help prevent children aged 14 years and under from misusing alcohol - both now and in the...

January 10, 2008: "Funding for drug treatment moves towards a fairer system"
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... states the National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse. The government’s has maintained ‘Pooled Drug Treatment Budget’ funding for drug treatment in 2008/9 at the 2007/08 record level of £398million. “This, combined with local efficiency savings of £50million a year...

December 3, 2007: MODELS FOR FUNDING TREATMENT SERVICES
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A US view: the Cobb-C4 models For reference citation: Hoffmann, NG (2002). COBB/C4 Models for Funding Treatment Services. Contact: Norman G Hoffmann PhD Both fee-for-service and capitated managed-care systems for buying healthcare services have intractable financial conflicts of interest inherent...

November 7, 2007: UNIT COSTS FOR SUBSTANCE MISUSE
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"Transparent pricing" for drug treatment The National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse is working with the Department of Health, Home Office and HM Treasury to understand the costs of substance-misuse treatment in England . The aim is to allow the...