Guidance

Widening the availability of Naloxone

Explains regulations that widen the availability of naloxone, a drug used as an antidote for heroin (or other opiate) overdoses.

Detail

Regulations introduced on 1 October 2015 widened the availability of naloxone, a medicine which reverses the effects of a heroin (or other opiate) overdose. This factsheet explains the regulations and how they can be implemented.