Opioid substitution treatment: good practice resources
PHE’s opioid substitution treatment (OST) good practice programme was established to improve the quality of OST in England. PHE, together with a working group of service providers, commissioners and service user representatives, produced a collection of practical resources to help services better implement existing clinical guidance.
Added new group: Opioid substitution treatment good practice resources.
Added 'Parents with alcohol and drug problems: support resources', 'Opioid substitution treatment: guide for keyworkers' and 'Opioid substitution treatment: service self-assessment tool'.
Added 'Injectable opioid treatment: commissioning and providing services'.
Added some new groups and publications:
"COVID-19: guidance for commissioners and providers of services for people who use drugs or alcohol", "ASSIST-Lite screening tool: how to use", and links to NHS alcohol brief advice tool and cannabis health check-up tool in "Drug and alcohol screening and treatment tools" section.
Added 'Prescribed medicines review: report'.
Added 'Alcohol's harm to others'.
Added publications to new 'Guidance for health and care professionals' section.
Added case studies to new 'Support for substance misuse and mental health problems' section.
Added 'Crack cocaine increase: inquiry findings'.
Added 'Safeguarding children affected by parental alcohol and drug use'.
Added 'Alcohol treatment inquiry: summary of findings'.
Added Fentanyl: safety recommendations for first responders.
Added Continuity of care for prisoners who need substance misuse treatment.
Added Drug health harms: national intelligence.
Added Developing pathways for alcohol treatment.
Added Parental alcohol and drug use: understanding the problem.
Added 'Fentanyl: preparing for a future threat' to the collection.
Created a new group 'Preventing ill health from alcohol misuse' and added publications.
Added Alcohol and drug prevention, treatment and recovery: why invest?