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  • National Naloxone Programme Scotland – naloxone kits issued in 2013/14 and trends in opioid-related deaths

    This report presents information on the number of take-home naloxone kits (hereafter referred to as ‘kits’) issued as part of the national naloxone programme during 2013/14 (and comparisons with 2011/12 and 2012/13).

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  • Countries apart?

    All eyes were on Scotland last month in the run-up to the vote on independence, and, although the country eventually opted to stay part of the UK, there are signs that its drug-related death rate may be starting to head in a different direction.

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  • Presentation from the DRD conference

    You can now view the presentations and photos from the Drug Related Deaths conference.

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  • National Naloxone Programme Scotland – naloxone kits issued in 2012/13

    This is a revised version of the second annual release of monitoring information from the National Naloxone Programme in Scotland.

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  • Service Evaluation of Scotland’s National Take-Home Naloxone Programme

    This report provides evidence on the effectiveness of the processes and structures of Scotland's Take-Home Naloxone Programme.

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  • Naloxone Training Module

    The SMMGP have developed a naloxone training module. The naloxone training module is free and open to all. It takes approximately an hour to complete.

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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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