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Sheila Bird :: Fri, 14/10/2011 - 11:30

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Gaps in the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System

Last week the National Treatment Agency (NTA) for Substance Misuse published its numbers for 2010/11 – numbers that are badged as national statistics.

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 13/10/2011 - 13:03

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Carbon Monoxide: the killer with no official record

Several papers yesterday headlined claims that accidental deaths from carbon monoxide poisoning rose sharply in the 12 months to the end of June 2011.

Sheila Bird :: Mon, 19/09/2011 - 07:58

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Decrease in cocaine-related deaths was in 2009, not 2010

Sheila Bird :: Mon, 15/08/2011 - 13:48

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Scotland’s heroin deaths in decline

Sheila Bird :: Mon, 01/08/2011 - 12:45

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Life-saving claims need better quantification

Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 26/05/2011 - 17:21

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Drink and disease: how figures can confuse

Sheila Bird :: Tue, 29/03/2011 - 08:55

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Coroners’ conduct of inquests into UK military fatalities in Afghanistan and Iraq

The lengthy delays endured by military families waiting for inquests into soldiers killed in Afghanistan and Iraq have been detailed here

Sheila Bird :: Wed, 16/03/2011 - 10:39

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Shameful delays in registering the 7/7 deaths

In the London bombings of July 7 2005, 52 people died.

Sheila Bird, Clive Fairweather and Patrick Mercer MP :: Thu, 03/03/2011 - 15:21

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Counted out, but not in

Since 1 May 2006, Bird and Fairweather have reported every 20 weeks on military fatalities in Afghanistan by nationality and cause.