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John Wicks

John Wicks

Drug-driving: are roadside tests the answer?

As a result of both the reduction in road policing teams and roadside drug testing capacity, the..

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Is the UK doing enough to prevent a prescription opioid epidemic?

From 1999 to 2018, more than 232,000 people died in the United States from overdoses related to..

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Shooting Up: Key takeaways from PHE’s latest report

In early February, Public Health England published the latest volume of their Shooting Up report -..

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What drug legislation do you need to know as an occupational health professional?

Employers bear much of the responsibilities for occupational health and safety. Many local and..

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Could SARMS be the new steroids

In recent years, steroid use has been growing across the UK - not only amongst gym-goers and..

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HGV drivers, drug testing and the law

HGV driving involves working unsociable hours, driving vast distances and working in all weather..

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How ‘party drug’ use is falling in favour of alcohol

In May this year, we investigated whether lockdown had changed UK drinking habits: while pubs and..

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Why one hair test for alcohol is enough

In hair strand drug testing, two alcohol markers - EtG and FAEE (or EtPa) are generally measured to..

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