Services Database Supervised Administration of Methadone, Subutex or Suboxone

Service ID

19955

Description

A service where the pharmacist will supervise the patient taking methadone, Suboxone or Subutex with the aim of:

  • reducing the patient need to use drugs of misuse;
  • reducing the possibility of leakage into the community; and 
  • reducing the level of crime associated with drug misuse.

Location of service

Kent LPC

Commissioner

Local Authority (LA)

Method of commissioning

Source of funding

Local Authority (LA)

Service type

Supervised administration

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

Pharmacists participating in this service will be expected to attend one of two training sessions organised by KCA (UK) and must be undertaking or have successfully completed the CPPE Substance Use and Misuse Open Learning Programme and accompanying assessment (10 hours).

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