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Health Service Executive. (2014) Health service performance assurance report May 2014. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

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P.33 Opioid treatment
This data is reported a month in arrears and reflects April 2014 activity.
• The number of clients in receipt of Opioid treatment during the current reporting period, outside of prisons, was 9,272. The expected level of activity for 2014 is 9,100. The current level of service uptake is 1.9% over expected activity.
• In addition, there were 488 patients receiving treatment in 10 prison clinics bringing the total number in treatment to 9,760.
• At the end of April 2014 there were 606 community pharmacies involved in dispensing opioid substitution medication to 6,342 patients representing 68% of the total of 9,272.

P.36 Tobacco Control
Performance against expected activity for the training of front line workers in brief intervention in smoking cessation is 10.7% ahead of target (635 staff trained versus an expected activity target of 574) however training of front line staff in the Acute sector remains challenging. YTD overall figures are positive, however reduced training figures are expected for the months of July and August with an increase expected again in early autumn.

Details of expenditure on methadone and other schemes may be found in the data management report (p.67)


Item Type
Report
Publication Type
Irish-related, Report
Drug Type
All substances, Opioid, Tobacco / Nicotine
Date
June 2014
Pages
54 p.
Publisher
Health Service Executive
Corporate Creators
Health Service Executive
Place of Publication
Dublin
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Accession Number
HRB (Electronic Only)
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