Clinical Guidelines (2017) - "Orange Book"

Drug Misuse and Dependence - UK Guidelines on Clinical Management. 2017 edition. Read more

Safer Prescribing in Prisons – 2nd Edition January 2019

The second edition of Safer Prescribing in Prisons has drawn on emerging evidence and responded to feedback from the first edition. Read more

Guidance for the use and reduction of misuse of benzodiazepines

Guidance for the use and reduction of misuse of benzodiazepines and other hypnotics and anxiolytics in general practice by Drs Chris Ford and Fergus Law. Read more

Naloxone supply protocol

Naloxone is a drug which temporarily reverses the effects of opioids such as heroin, methadone and morphine. Read more

The Management of Pain in People with a Past or current history of addiction

Guidance on how to treat or manage pain in the context of a current addiction or an early, or even established recovery. Read more

Fentanyl Information Sheet - Drugwatch

The UK National Crime Agency (NCA) found that since December 2016, post mortem toxicology results indicate that drug related deaths in the UK were known to be linked to fentanyl or one of its analogues. Read more

Misuse of synthetic opiods - NEPTUNE Expert Group

The misuse of synthetic opioids: harms and clinical management of fentanyl, fentanyl analogues and other novel synthetic opioids. Information for clinicians. Read more