Publication - Advice and guidance

The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol Services

Published: 21 Aug 2014
Part of:
Health and social care
ISBN:
9781784124984

The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol

Services have been developed to ensure anyone looking to address their problem drug

and/or alcohol use receives high-quality treatment and support that assists long-term,

sustained recovery and keeps them safe from harm.

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Contents
The Quality Principles: Standard Expectations of Care and Support in Drug and Alcohol Services
Footnotes

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Footnotes

1 HEAT stands for Health improvement Efficiency Access to services and Treatment. It is an internal NHS performance management system that includes targets that support National Outcomes, from the Scottish Government's National Performance Framework. NHS Boards are accountable to the Scottish Government for achieving HEAT targets.

2 For further information please see the Supporting Legislation section at the end of this document.

3 Local Alcohol and Drug Partnership contact details can be found at http://www.alcohol-focus-scotland.org.uk/ and
http://www.sdf.org.uk/

4 NCO = Nationally Commissioned Organisation (STRADA/Scottish Recovery Consortium/Scottish Drugs Forum/Scottish Families Affected by Alcohol and Drugs/Alcohol Focus Scotland/Scottish Health Action on Alcohol Problems/Lloyds TSB Foundation for Scotland Partnership Drugs Initiative/NHSScotland Information Services Division)


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