Guidance

Drug and alcohol treatment outcomes: measuring effectiveness

Outcome monitoring forms and guidance on how alcohol and drug treatment outcomes information is collected and how it can be used to improve local services.

Documents

Treatment outcomes profile

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Treatment outcomes profile in secure settings

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Alcohol outcomes record

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Young people's outcomes record

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Young people's outcomes record in secure settings

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Public Health England (PHE) collects information about users of alcohol and drug misuse services. This includes the outcomes of treatment.

Keyworkers can use the treatment outcomes profile as a clinical tool to support the treatment planning process. It can help structure conversations with patients and set treatment goals.

PHE collects treatment outcome information through the:

  • treatment outcomes profile
  • treatment outcomes profile in secure settings
  • alcohol outcomes record
  • young people’s outcomes record
  • young people’s outcomes record in secure settings

The ‘Collecting alcohol and drug treatment outcomes information’ guidance provides information on each of these methods of collection.

Each downloadable form includes further guidance for how to complete them.

Technical information and guidance on submitting outcome data to PHE is available in the Alcohol and drug misuse treatment core dataset collection guidance.

Published 1 October 2016
Last updated 12 July 2018 + show all updates
  1. Replaced all 5 forms on the page with updated versions.
  2. First published.