IMS User group event 2016

The IMS annual user group event took place at the Redmonds Building, Liverpool John Moores University, on Thursday 14th July 2016. The IMS user group event is an opportunity to not just meet other people using the system across the region but to hear the views of those with responsibility for commissioning services and see how the data helps them plan services moving forward.

Topics discussed included:

  • Developments in the IMS dataset
  • The IMS online data collection tool
  • Preview of latest annual data
  • Future plans for IMS
  • Drug related deaths / NPS

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For more details and presentations from our other IMS user group events are available here:

Featured videos:

The two videos shown at the event are available on our media & videos page

What causes addiction? Easy, right? Drugs cause addiction. But maybe it is not that simple. This video is adapted from Johann Hari's New York Times best-selling book 'Chasing The Scream: The First and Last Days of the War on Drugs.'

An excerpt from the programme Improve and Protect produced by RSPH (Royal Society for Public Health) and ITN Productions, this extract features monitoring systems provided by the Centre for Public Health including IMS.