Michael Gossop on drug use and treatment in prison
Posted on 17-01-2011
Michael says that methadone prescribing in prisons will present a challenge but that there have been improvements in prison drug treatment. He suggests it is a much neglected topic in respect of research.


Michael Gossop

Prof. Institute of Psychiatry

Location: London

Professor Michael Gossop is a leading researcher at the National Addiction Centre, King’s College London. For more than 30 years, he worked in the addiction treatment services at the Maudsley Hospital in London. His publications include more than 400 works. He has acted as Specialist Adviser on drug misuse to the House of Commons Select…

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