Guidance

Role of nurses in alcohol and drug treatment services

Guidance for commissioners, providers and clinicians on the roles of nurses in alcohol and drug treatment in England.

Documents

The role of nurses in alcohol and drug treatment services

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Details

This resource describes the many potential roles of nurses in alcohol and drug treatment in England to help commissioners and providers of specialist adult alcohol and drug treatment services to recruit the right workforce to meet local needs.

It was written by:

  • the Royal College of Nursing
  • the Association of Nurses in Substance Abuse (ANSA)
  • the National Substance Misuse Non-Medical Prescribing Forum
  • Public Health England
Published 20 October 2017