Druglink article 1989 – Rolleston: The defence of the right to prescribe by Mike Ashton

In British drug history no document has more claim to the term ‘classic’ than the 1926 report of the Rolleston committee. Under pressure from the Home Office the eminent physicians on the committee claimed their right to prescribe – even if it meant maintaining addicts to the grave. It all happened in the wake of the First World War; in the post AIDS era Rolleston analysis is still relevant.

Rolleston: The defence of the right to prescribe (PDF)