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EMCDDA Naloxone Meeting

Naloxone in Scotland - A National Approach
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Kirsten Horsburgh

on 12 October 2014

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Transcript of EMCDDA Naloxone Meeting

Kirsten Horsburgh
National Naloxone Coordinator

Naloxone in Scotland
A National Approach
Drug-Related Deaths in Scotland
Timeline of Events
2005
National DRD Conference
Amendment to Medicines Act
Trip to Chicago
2006
Glasgow/Lanarkshire Pilots
2009
Inverness Pilot
2010
National Programme launched
Who supplies THN?
Patient Group Direction
Nurses
Pharmacists
Community Addiction Teams
Harm Reduction Teams
Scottish Prison Service
Needle/syringe programmes
Community
The Product
Naloxone Hydrochloride 1mg/ml
2ml pre-filled syringe
2 x 23g 1.25" muscle needles
Luer lock fitting
Flow chart and PIL
Tamper evident tape
Moved to licensed community pack (Prenoxad)
Drug-Related Death Trend 1996-2013
Average of 544 people losing their lives every year
Common Circumstances
Own/friends home
Recent non-fatal overdose
Several hours between overdose and death
Other drugs present
Older, more experienced IDU
Recent abstinence/reduction in use
Not in treatment
Witnesses present
The Scottish Picture
5.2 million population
14 Health Boards
30 Alcohol and Drug
Partnerships
15 Prisons
59,600 people with
'problematic drug use'
32,648 known to services
22-25,000 people receiving methadone

Lord Advocate's Guidelines - allows the supply of naloxone to extend to staff working in services in contact with people at risk of opiate overdose
SDF commissioned by Scottish Government
Monitoring of Supplies
Information Services Division (ISD)
Scotland
2011-2013 data (report published annually)

5830 in community
1461 from prisons
365 repeat supplies due to reported use
Challenges...
"No time to deliver training"
Make time!
"People don't want it"
Change your message!
"Naloxone encourages drug use"
No evidence!
What next?
Expand Peer Education Networks
GP engagement
Support delivery in Prisons
Support training leads in health board areas
Further engagement with Police
NO MORE EXCUSES!
naloxone.org.uk
sdf.org.uk
@naloxoneuk
@kirstenlh23
naloxoneuk
kirsten@sdf.org.uk
Kirsten Horsburgh
naloxoneuk
Target - 25% of people with problematic drug use by end March 2015
2007
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