Scotland

Reducing harms from drug use

RPS Scotland has welcomed the publication of the new Medication Assisted Treatment (MAT) standards.  These standards will help deliver person-centred care by promoting a holistic approach and improving the experience of people using the services. 

Laura Wilson, Practice and Policy Lead at RPS Scotland, said: “RPS Scotland recognises the urgent need for action to reduce drug deaths in Scotland. Therefore we are currently developing a new Drug Use policy which will describe how pharmacy can to more to improve the health of people who use drugs and help reduce drug deaths The new MAT standards will help guide this work, along with views from the profession and other stakeholders.”

Visit our website to find out more about our drug use policy development and how you can get involved in our work.

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