In July 2005 the Scottish Government introduced a ban on premium rate numbers when calling the NHS. However, this did not include 084 numbers. The policy was reiterated in 2011 and guidance was issued to NHS Boards stating that no one calling a GP practice should be charged more than the equivalent of calling a geographical number.
The European Union must act to combat alcohol-related harm, a Lords report urges today. New action by the EU should focus on measures it can take itself rather than relying on Member State action alone.
European Alcohol Policy Alliance (Eurocare) welcomes the initiative from the Brewers of Europe to provide ingredients and nutritional information for their products. Eurocare has been calling for this since 2008.
The Scottish Government today published its response to the Carers Legislation Consultation which ran until April 2014. The main issues raised by the majority of respondents have been addressed by the Government.
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This workshop has been designed for those who are abstinent and stable in their recovery.