PSNC Briefing 013/14: NICE public health guidance – Needle and syringe programmes (April 2014)

PSNC Briefing 013/14: NICE public health guidance – Needle and syringe programmes (April 2014)

NICE has issued new guidance on needle and syringe programmes (PH52), and the majority of the ten recommendations include actions by community pharmacy, as most of the current services are provided by pharmacies. The recommendations will be taken into account by local authorities when reviewing and commissioning local services and this Briefing summarises the guidance and recommended actions.

PSNC Briefing 013/14: NICE public health guidance – Needle and syringe programmes (April 2014)

If you have queries on this PSNC Briefing or you require more information please contact Alastair Buxton, Director of NHS Services.

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