Druglink interview 2014 – Tim Sampey by Harry Shapiro

Earlier this year, Build on Belief held a well-attended launch event at the House of Lords. Co-founder member and Chief Operating Officer Tim Sampey, recalls that it all started as a racket – badminton that is.

Around late 2004, Terry Swinton and I went to a service user meeting at Blenheim/CDP where I was a client. We were bullied into it really by the manager. We went along because we were bored. It was full of people plotting how to overthrow the commissioner and how to get their hands on the money. Terrible. We weren’t interested in the
classic service user stuff; sitting in DAT meetings and treatment and care groups, talking to the NTA…

Interview – Tim Sampey (PDF)

Additional keywords: funding / commissioning