Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) standards: access, choice, support

Evidence based standards to enable the consistent delivery of safe, accessible, high-quality drug treatment across Scotland. These are relevant to people and families accessing or in need of services, and health and social care staff responsible for delivery of recovery oriented systems of care.


ADP Alcohol & Drug Partnership
AIDS Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome
ARIES Aberdeenshire Responsive Intervention Engagement Service
BBV Blood Borne Virus
BMC British Medical Council
CAPS CAPS Independent Advocacy
CMAJ Canadian Medical Association Journal
DAISy Drug and Alcohol Information System
EMIS Egton Medical Information Systems
GP General Practitioner
HCV Hepatitis C Virus
HIV Human Immunodeficiency Virus
HSCP Health and Social Care Partnerships
IEP Injecting Equipment Provision
LPASS Lead Psychologists in Addiction Services Scotland
MAT Medication Assisted Treatment
MRC Medical Research Council
NES National Health Service Education for Scotland
NHS National Health Service
NOT Normal Operating Temperature
NTTP National Trauma Training Programme
ODAS Opiate Dosage Adequacy Scale
OST Opioid Substitution Therapy
PIS Prescribing Information System
PRISMS Prescribing Information System for Scotland
RCGP Royal College of General Practitioners
ROSC Recovery-Orientated Systems of Care
RRR Rights, Respect & Recovery
SAMHSA Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration
SAS Scottish Ambulance Service
SDF Scottish Drug Forum
TICPOT Trauma-informed Care and Practice Organisational Toolkit
TRAK TRAK or TRAKCare is the electronic patient record system used by hospitals
UK United Kingdom
VISION NHS electronic patient record system



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