Dr David Caldicott

Dr David Caldicott

Irish Emergency Physician, working in Canberra.

Specialist interest in novel illicit drugs and drug policy.

Designed and piloted the Welsh Emergency Department Investigation of Novel Substances (WEDINOS) project in the UK, a unique program using regional emergency departments as sentinel monitoring hubs for the emergence and spread of novel illicit products associated with harm.

Currently replicating this work in Australia with the ACT Investigation of Novel Substances (ACTINOS) Group.

Clinical lead at Australian Drug Observatory, (ANU)

Spokesperson for the Australian Science Media Centre on issues of illicit drug use and the medical response to terrorism and disasters.