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Reducing harm and promoting recovery: a report on methadone treatment for substance misuse in Scotland: SACDM Methadone Project Group

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Appendix 4 - Response to SACDM Project Group service survey

General / Background

Drug Misuse Statistics Scotland 2006

http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/06dmss/06dmssb.htm

National Quality Standards for Substance Misuse Services

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2006/09/25092710/0 Scottish Executive

Research by University of Aberdeen on Community Pharmacy services for Drug Misusers

http://www.sehd.scot.nhs.uk/cso/index.htm

National Investigation into Drug-related Deaths - research report and supporting information

(Scottish Executive).

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Publications/2005/08/03161745/17507

Scottish Executive Report on Impact of GMS Contracts (April 2006)

(Scottish Executive)

Scottish Executive statistics on drug seizures, including methadone (January 2007)

(Scottish Executive)

http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/publications/abstracts/drug_seizures_04to06.htm

Waiting Times Information from Waiting Times Information Framework (March 2007)

http://www.drugmisuse.isdscotland.org/wtpilot/reports.htm

The Role of Methadone Maintenance in Scottish Prisons : Prisoners' Perspectives - Report on recent research, Scottish Prison Service (2006)

Information gathered Locally on Outcomes

Lothian

Shanley, J., Richardson, A.M. and Sherval, J Evaluation of a pilot low-threshold methadone programme. Journal of Substance Use, 2003 8 : 271-278

Aldridge, O., Littlewood, P and Buenz, I. Low threshold methadone programme audit report April 2005-March 2006, Lothian Harm Reduction Team

Data from Lothian Enhanced Service for Drug Users, incorporating Christo Inventory for Substance - misuse Services ( CISS) information (February 2007).

Aldridge, O and Midani, B. Delivering Effective Drug Treatment in the Criminal Justice System. Presentation to DTTO-Health Seminar, Edinburgh (2006) Edinburgh, Midlothian and East Lothian DTTO.

Contract between NHS Lothian and a GP medical practice for patients suffering from drug misuse. NHS Lothian.

Case Studies and Audit report for April-September 2006, Lothian National Enhanced Service for Drug Users, Edinburgh Homeless Practice and North Edinburgh Drug Advice Centre..

Glasgow

Report by Director of Social Work Services, Glasgow City Council. Update - Glasgow's methadone programme. (January 2006)

Report by Deputy Director of Social Work Services, Glasgow City Council. Addiction Services - Evidence Base for Effectiveness and Outcomes. (January 2007)

Barr, C. The impact of methadone on crime in Glasgow. SCIEH

http://www.q4q.nl/methwork/methadone/Newsletter11/glasgow.htm

Glasgow Addiction Services - Report to Scottish Parliament Health Committee. Nine case studies showing positive outcomes for clients prescribed methadone in Glasgow. (March 2007)

Shared Care Methadone Audit for Rutherglen and Cambuslang 05/06

Tayside

Medical Treatments for Drug Misusers in Tayside : Tayside Prescribing Protocol and associated governance documentation December 2005

Grampian

Contract between NHS Grampian and a GP medical practice for patients suffering from drug misuse. NHS Grampian.

Proposals for Quality and Audit of Drug Addiction Services in Aberdeen City.

Other sources

Ayrshire Christo Inventory for Substance - misuse Services ( CISS) information (April - September 2006).

Scottish Association of Alcohol and Drug Action Teams. Methadone and Drugs Treatment. Statement January 2007.