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.