Open consultation

NDTMS annual reports and methodology: proposed changes


Consultation about changes to the national drug treatment monitoring system (NDTMS) annual reports format and the methodology for the young people's report.

This consultation closes at

Consultation description

The national drug treatment monitoring system (NDTMS) collects activity data from alcohol and drug treatment services in England. The data is collated by Public Health England (PHE) on behalf of the Department of Health and Social Care and used to provide information to support local areas achieve the objectives set out in relevant national strategies.

We’re proposing to update the format of the following NDTMS reports to a shorter, more accessible format:

Substance misuse treatment for adults

Substance misuse treatment for young people

Substance misuse treatment in secure settings

We explain more about the proposed changes in the consultation document.

This is a public consultation and anyone is welcome to contribute.


Examples of possible NDTMS data visualisation

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Published 25 July 2019