Name:

Dr Ed Day

Job Title:

Clinical Reader in Addiction Psychiatry

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Bio:

Dr Ed Day is a Senior Lecturer at the National Addiction Centre and a Consultant in Addiction Psychiatry with Birmingham and Solihull Mental Health NHS Trust. His work is split between clinical research and teaching at King’s and clinical practice in a drug treatment team in Erdington in Birmingham. Much of his research focusses on developing and testing innovative psychosocial interventions for tackling addiction. Ed is currently the Vice President of the Society for the Study of Addiction, and has been a member of a number of expert working groups to develop national clinical guidance in the field including the 2007 UK Guidelines on Clinical Management of Drug Misuse and Dependence (‘the Orange Book’) and the 2012 Medications in Recovery report.