Dr Prun Bijral is a consultant psychiatrist and Medical Director of change grow live (CGL), a health and social care charity in the UK. He trained as a medical doctor at both St. Andrews and Manchester Universities, then specialised in psychiatry and has worked in a medical leadership role for CGL since 2011, becoming Medical Director and Responsible Officer in 2015.
He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, sits on the Addiction Faculty Executive, and is a co-opted member of the Technical Committee of the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs (ACMD). He has supported a number of national and international programs over the years; most recently as a Consultant for the United Nations (UNODC) involved in the development of national clinical guidelines for Nigeria, and currently
supports the PHE national Good Practice Program for OST.
His current priorities include reducing mortality, minimising the impact of health inequalities for people who use drugs, and improving cross-sector collaboration.
Prun spoke about Drug treatment in the UK.