Letters to the Editor

Letters

Saving Drug Users  SIR: I write to correct assertions made by Drug Free Australia’s Gary Christian in his article “Blinded by the Dominant Ideology” (November 2010) regarding Sydney’s Medically Supervised Injecting Centre (MSIC). While Christian extrapolates from a range of incorrect assumptions, all of which I have clarified since he first publicised these in 2003, I confine myself here to addressing the aspersions he casts on my professional integrity in my former role as the MSIC’s medical director.  First, Christian states that six weeks after the MSIC opened I was quoted in the Sydney Morning Herald “as claiming that the…

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