Scottish Naloxonein the news

  • Heroin on NHS and shooting galleries rejected by Goverment

    Senior doctors on the Scottish Government advisory body, the National Forum on Drug Related Deaths, have recommended that supervised "consumption rooms", where intravenous drug users can take heroin in a safe environment.

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  • National Forum on Drug Related Deaths Report

    This report covers the work and activity of the NFDRD during 2013, and includes 6 recomendations from the group.

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  • Drug Related Death Database Report

    ISD Scotland have released the latest report from the National Drug Related Deaths Database (NDRDD) for Scotland which presents data for the calendar year 2012.

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  • Demand Access to Naloxone Kits for Families

    We hope this petition will allow debate of accessibility of Naloxone Kits for family members and significant others. We hope that the authorities will at least listen to the voice of the families which all to often go unheard and are often not consulted.

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  • Addicts urged to join life-saving drug scheme

    NHS Lanarkshire is urging local heroin users to find out more about Naloxone, as it could help save their life. Naloxone can temporarily reverse the effect of overdose from opiate substances such as heroin, methadone or dihydrocodeine.

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  • Scottish Drug Deaths 2012

    Statistics of drug-related deaths in 2012 and earlier years, broken down by age, sex, selected drugs reported, underlying cause of death and NHS Board and Council areas.

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Film: training

Swansea10 min film shows how quick and easy it can be to opportunistically train people attending the needle exchange.

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Film: Reach For Me

Reach For MeDocumentary discussing naloxone distribution in the USA and problems caused by drug shortages.

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GP Report

Health Scotland 
Have released their needs assesment report on GP engagement with the national naloxone proect.

GP Engagement Report

GP Report

Feb 2013
now available

DRD Report

The National Forum on Drug Related Deaths Have released their yearly report into deaths in Scotland. 

 

DRD Scotland

DRD Report

March 2014
now available

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