Some “Point of Care” drug test devices/kits are more complex to use than others. However, the majority are incredibly simple to use if you follow the instructions carefully. This means that virtually anyone can use them with minimal training. ITS have a range of short procedure videos that give an easy to follow step by step process. Where legally defensible results are required, documented training is highly recommended. ITS can do this for you via our specific Collection Officer “Chain of Custody” training, delivered by our own highly experienced and friendly trainers.
Charity Alcohol Change UK have announced Alcohol Awareness Week (AAW) 2019 will take place from 11-17 November. Are you / your workplace doing anything to support and promote Alcohol Awareness Week?
Pregabalin and Gabapentin to be controlled as class C drugs from April 2019 Prescription drugs pregabalin and gabapentin are to be reclassified as class C controlled substances from April 2019, the government announced on 15 October 2018.The move comes after experts highlighted rising numbers of fatalities linked to the drugs. The change means it will be illegal to possess pregabalin and gabapentin without a prescription and it will be illegal to supply or sell them to others.
Official figures show that drug deaths have risen sharply in England and Wales, reaching record numbers last year. A total of 4,359 people died due to drug poisoning last year, this includes accidental overdoses and suicides from medicinal drugs, as well as illicit drug use.