Annette Dale-Perera on women drug users as ‘treatment successes’
Posted on 11-09-2008

Annette talks about the need to be cautious to interpret the evidence correctly. Annette suggests that woman drug users should not be victimised by a failure to celebrate success.


Annette Dale-Perera

Director of Quality, NTA

Location: National Treatment Agency

Annette Dale-Perera was Director of Quality at the National Treatment Agency (NTA) between 2001 and 2009, and managed the Quality Directorate at the NTA Her work included Improvement Reviews, national policy and guidance documents and research briefings; development of Treatment Outcomes Profile or TOP) and managing the update to the Clinical Guidelines for drug dependence…

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