Service Evaluation of Scotland's Take-Home Naloxone Programme

An independent service evaluation of the implementation of Scotland’s National ‘Take Home’ Naloxone programme which has been rolled out in Scotland since November 2010. The report presents findings on the programme's processes and structures, the effectiveness of these, an early indication of impact, lessons learned and policy implications.


ADP Alcohol and Drug Partnership
CAT Community Addictions Team
CPN Community Psychiatric Nurse
DRD Drug-Related Death
EACS Enhanced Addiction Casework Service
IEP Injecting Equipment Provision
ISD Information Services Division of NHS National Services Scotland
NEX Needle Exchange
NNAG National Naloxone Advisory Group
NRES National Research Ethics Service
ORT Opiate Replacement Therapy
PGD Patient Group Direction
ScoNN Scottish Naloxone Network
SDF Scottish Drugs Forum
SPS Scottish Prison Service
THN Take-Home Naloxone
TTT Training the Trainers


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