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Health Service Executive. (2016) Health service performance report January/February 2016. Dublin: Health Service Executive.

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Performance report

Social Inclusion p.21

Opioid Substitute Treatment (month in arrears)

 9,522 patients received treatment (excluding prisons) as of the end of January which includes 4,090 patients being treated by 351 GPs in the community.

 649 pharmacies dispensed treatment catering for 6,618 patients.

77 HSE clinics were providing treatment and an additional 11 prison clinics were provided in the prison service.

 54 new patients commenced treatment during January (6 in General Practice, 35 in HSE clinics and 13 in the prison clinics).

 The majority of opioid substitution treatment (OST) KPI’s are on target with the exception of transfers. Reasons behind the below target transfer of stabilised clients to the lowest level of complexity (level 1) from Clinics and Level 2 GP’s should be reported on at performance meetings.

Date:May 2016
Pages:89 p.
Publisher:Health Service Executive
Corporate Creators:Health Service Executive
Place of Publication:Dublin
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Accession Number:HRB (Electronic Only)
Subjects:B Substances > Opioids (opiates) > Opioid product > Methadone
G Health and disease > Etiology > Disease transmission factor > Needle sharing
HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health related prevention > Health information and education > Communicable disease control > Needle distribution and exchange
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care delivery
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care administration > Health care quality control
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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