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Needle and Syringe Programmes (PH 18)

Creator:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE)

Subject Keywords: ALCOHOL MISUSE, DRUGS MISUSE, NEEDLE USE
Topic: Chronic Conditions
Type: Report
Region: United Kingdom
Description:

Needle and syringe programmes: providing people who inject drugs with injecting equipment Summary The guidance promotes the optimal provision of needle and syringe programmes (NSPs) among injecting drug users. It is for NHS and other professionals who have a direct or indirect role in, or responsibility for, NSPs. This includes those working in drug (and alcohol) action teams (D[A]ATs), phar ... Read the complete summary The guidance promotes the optimal provision of needle and syringe programmes (NSPs) among injecting drug users. It is for NHS and other professionals who have a direct or indirect role in, or responsibility for, NSPs. This includes those working in drug (and alcohol) action teams (D[A]ATs), pharmacies, local authorities and the wider public, voluntary and community sectors. It may also be of interest to people who inject illicit substances and non-prescribed drugs, their families and other members of the public. The recommendations relate to people over the age of 18 who inject illicit substances and non-prescribed anabolic steroids.

Date:

01/02/2009

Rights: © National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence
Suggested citation:

National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). (2009) Needle and Syringe Programmes (PH 18) [Online]. Available from: http://publichealthwell.ie/node/4605 [Accessed: 19th April 2019].

  

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