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Where are we in england now, John Jolly

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Where are we in england now, John Jolly

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Where are we in england now, John Jolly

  1. 1. 32% increase in heroin/morphine related deaths 765 deaths in 2013
  2. 2. People are dying because of ; 1.a lack of harm reduction 2.A lack of focus on Harm Reduction 3.lack of access to naloxone 4.Possibly because they are being discharged too early
  3. 3. 1. Naloxone should be made more widely available, to tackle the high numbers of fatal opioid overdoses in the UK. 2. Government should ease the restrictions on who can be supplied with naloxone 3. Government should investigate how people supplied with naloxone can be suitably trained to administer it in an emergency and respond to overdoses
  4. 4. Perhaps we should conclude that English heroin users lives are worth less than the Welsh and Scottish ones
  5. 5. 32% increase in heroin/morphine related deaths 765 deaths Many of these fatalities could have been prevented by the use of naloxone as an intervention.
  6. 6.  In July 2014 Jane Ellison Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health wrote to confirm that Government would act on the ACMD recommendations by October 2015 in England.  post election long grass  no suggestion of a National Programme similar to Scotland or Wales.
  7. 7.  And Its OUTRAGIOUS Was speaking to PHE last week and again it is clear no plan, no data, and concern about asking how much naloxone is being prescribed as unclear whether PHE rather than NHS should be picking up cost. (The boat that does not want to rock)
  8. 8.  And Its OUTRAGIOUS Was speaking to PHE London last week and again clear no plan, no data, and concern about asking how much naloxone is being prescribed as unclear whether PHE rather than NHS should be picking up cost. (The boat that does not want to rock)
  9. 9.  Great areas of good practice in England e.g. Birmingham
  10. 10.  This Summit  ACMD Cross and Considering what it can do  EDM in Common’s to call for earlier England Roll out of ACMD Recommendations.

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