Services Database Opioid Substitution (Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) Area)

Service ID

16541

Description

The aim of the service is to provide supervised self-administration of methadone mixture and buprenorphine by patients referred from identified general practitioners as part of the programme for the management of patients with heroin dependence, at the point of dispensing in the pharmacy, ensuring that the dose has been administered to the patient. 

Location of service

Avon LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Supervised administration

Other organisations involved

Bath & North East Somerset Council, Bath & North East Somerset Drug and Alcohol Team (B&NES DAAT)

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Attendance at one B&NES DAAT training session per year is required.

Comments

This service is available in the Bath and North East Somerset (BANES) area only.