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Shooting galleries on the NHS: First ‘fixed rooms’ to allow addicts to inject themselves under supervision : Daily Mail.
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  • Plans to create a unit in Glasgow for drug addicts have been approved
  • It hopes to tackle drug-related deaths and the spread of infections
  • There have been three trials across Britain that provided free heroin
  • But this will be the first state-sanctioned injecting facility in the country

Drug addicts are set to get heroin on the NHS, in Britain’s first ‘shooting gallery’.

For the first time the health service will prescribe pharmaceutical-grade heroin for free and provide a place to take it.

Plans were approved yesterday for the facility in Glasgow city centre, raising fear more will follow across the country.

Already, there have been three trials in London, Darlington and Brighton, providing free heroin, although this will be the first state-sanctioned injecting facility.

Plans were approved yesterday for Britain's first 'shooting gallery' in Glasgow city centre, raising fears more will follow across the country

Plans were approved yesterday for Britain’s first ‘shooting gallery’ in Glasgow city centre, raising fears more will follow across the country

Lucy Dawe, from charity Cannabis Skunk Sense, said: ‘This is tantamount to drug dealing by the state. I can’t see it’s going to reduce the number of addicts, it just gives them somewhere to go.’

Calls to follow the Netherlands and Belgium in bringing ‘shooting galleries’ to Britain have previously been rejected by government ministers.

But the plans have been justified in Scotland as a bid to cut drug deaths. Addicts will not be prosecuted and the unit could even have a crèche, laundry facilities or somewhere for them to tie up their pets.

It comes despite previous UK trials showing people given heroin on the NHS still take street drugs and that it has no impact on crime or their health.

The health board insists only a small number of drug users would be allowed heroin on the NHS, although officials admit as many as 500 drug users who inject in public places within Glasgow city centre would fall within the remit of its plans.

For the first time the health service will prescribe pharmaceutical-grade heroin for free and provide a place to take it

For the first time the health service will prescribe pharmaceutical-grade heroin for free and provide a place to take it

Members of the Glasgow City Integration Joint Board – made up of councillors, police and health providers – agreed to develop a business case for the unit. Full details will be returned to a board meeting next February.

Glasgow Conservative MSP Adam Tomkins said: ‘This concept will not sit easily with many people, particularly those who think we should be making it more difficult for addicts to source drugs, rather than facilitate it.

‘Some will believe this is merely waving the white flag in the face of the war on drugs.

‘But what’s key now, if this does go ahead, is that there is irrefutable proof within a year that the scheme is saving lives, and reducing the number of people dependent on heroin in Glasgow. If not, it has to be abandoned at once.’

A similar facility is being considered by councillors in Dundee.

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HIV Testing and Outcomes Among Hispanics/Latinos — United States, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Vir gin Islands, 2014 – @AceHealthNews

#AceHealthNews – Oct.29: Despite representing 16 percent of the population, Latinos account for almost 25 percent of all newly diagnosed HIV infections in the United States.

According to a new CDC analysis, Latinos accounted for nearly 23 percent of people reached by CDC-funded HIV testing efforts.

Additionally, approximately 60 percent of Latinos were linked to HIV medical care within 90 days of diagnosis, which is below the 85 percent goal of the updated National HIV/AIDS Strategy.

Regional disparities persist as the percentage of Latinos referred and linked to HIV medical care, interviewed for partner services, and referred to HIV prevention services were lower in the South compared to other geographic regions. Among Latinos tested, gay and bisexual men had the highest percentage of HIV diagnosed (2 percent). If current HIV diagnosis trends persist, the estimated lifetime risk of diagnosis is 1 in 48 among Latino men and 1 in 227 among Latina women.

In 2014, the rate of HIV diagnosis among Latinos was approximately three times that of non-Hispanic whites (18.4 vs. 6.1 per 100,000 population). The data illustrate the need for improved prevention strategies that address the cultural factors and diversity of Latinos in order to reduce the impact of HIV among the population.

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