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[Irish Examiner] , Baker, Noel More than 2,000 inmates receiving methadone treatment. (16 Oct 2019)

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Figures contained in a new tender document issued by the Irish Prison Service (IPS) shows that 2,080 prisoners received drug treatment (methadone) last year, including 436 in Mountjoy and 210 in the adjoining Dochas women’s prison. The last time the annual figure was above 2,000 was when 2,176 inmates received treatment in 2012......


Item Type:News
Source:Irish Examiner
Date:16 October 2019
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Subjects:HJ Treatment method > Substance disorder treatment method > Substance replacement method (substitution) > Methadone maintenance
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Treatment and maintenance > Treatment factors
J Health care, prevention and rehabilitation > Health care programme or facility > Prison-based health service
T Demographic characteristics > Pharmacist
T Demographic characteristics > Prison Inmate (prisoner)
VA Geographic area > Europe > Ireland

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