Publication Name : Harm Reduction Database Wales: Take Home Naloxone 2015-16Date created : 21/10/2015Version : 2
Audience : PublicFirst Published : 08/31/2016Published on this site : 08/31/2016Review date :
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Public Health Wales Health Protection
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Drug misuse, Harm reduction, Homeless people, Injecting drug users, Needle Exchange, Substance Misuse, Vulnerable groups
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Annual report
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The supply of ‘Take Home Naloxone’ (THN) was initiated (pilot project) in 2009 as a harm reduction tool used to prevent fatal opioid poisonings, and has since been fully implemented across all health boards in Wales. This report provides data on the training and provision of THN kits from 49 registries across Wales recorded on the Harm Reduction Database Wales (HRD) during the period 1st April 2015 to 31st March 2016.

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