Services Database Take Home Naloxone Service

Service ID

331854

Description

The service will be offered to suitable Substance Misuse and Needle Exchange service users. Naloxone will be offered to anyone over 18 years:

  • Currently using illicit opiates, such as heroin
  • Receiving opioid substitution therapy
  • Leaving prison with a history of drug use
  • Who has previously used opiate drugs (to protest in the event of a relapse)

Location of service

Coventry LPC

Commissioner

Other: Celesio

Method of commissioning

Other

Source of funding

Other

Service type

Naloxone

Other organisations involved

Dates

Start date:
End date:

Status

Ongoing

Training

All pharmacists are required to complete the CPPE Declaration of Competence for Needle Exchange and Supervised services as part of other service provisions. Only pharmacies
providing these other services will be invited to deliver this service.

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