Drugs Uncut

‘Heroin-assisted treatment - New service, new hope’ with Danny Ahmed and Dr Carole Hunter

December 24, 2019

The new 'Enhanced Drug Treatment Service' in Glasgow has opened it's doors and offers Heroin-Assisted Treatment (HAT) - the prescribing and distribution of injectable diamorphine - as one of it's main provisions.

In this episode, we talk about the merits of the new service and hear from two key individuals in the delivery of HAT in England and Scotland.

We speak to Danny Ahmed of Foundations Teeside and Dr Carole Hunter of NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde to find out about how the services operate, what challenges have been overcome and how the services will aim to make a difference in people's lives.

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