Needle & Syringe Programme
The overall aim of syringe and exchange services is to reduce the rates of equipment sharing amongst injecting drug users thereby preventing the risks of infection and drug related harm (individual and community).
If you are interested in providing this service in your pharmacy please click here for information on what you need to do.
Please remember if you are commissioned to provide this service that the people receiving the service are also likely to be eligible to receive the Hepatitis C Testing Advance Service.
Bradford Needle Syringe Programme
Bradford Needle Exchange Contract Extension Letter – 2021/2022
Bradford Needle Exchange Service Specification
Bradford Needle Exchange: Order Form
Bradford Needle Exchange Database
Claims are processed through the Needle Exchange Database.
Service Co-ordinator: Colin Stansbie – email@example.com
Service Commissioner: Bradford Local Authority
Service Lead: Liz Barry – firstname.lastname@example.org
From Monday 1st July 2019 your equipment supplier is Exchange Supplies.
Head Office and Warehouse:
Address: Exchange Supplies, 1 Great Western Industrial Centre, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1RD.
Tel number: 01305 262 244, Email: email@example.com
Louise Evans, Mobile: 07403 241 244, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
If you need a sharps collection then please email email@example.com as usual.
Calderdale Needle Syringe Programme
Needle Exchange Service Level Agreement
The service requires the pharmacy to provide a secure unit to house the clinical waste bin.
Claims are processed via PharmOutcomes.
Service Commissioner: Calderdale Recovery Steps, a partnership managed by Human Kind.
Service Lead: Adele Molyneux – Adele.Molyneux@calderdalerecoverysteps.org.uk
Kirklees Needle Syringe Programme
Needle Exchange Service Renewal Letter 2019
Needle Exchange Subcontract Variation Form 2019
Claims are processed via NEO.
Service Commissioner: Change, Grow, Live (CGL)
Point of contact for pharmacies: Michelle Hey, 01484 353 333, firstname.lastname@example.org
Leeds Needle Syringe Provision Service
Leeds Needle Syringe Provision Contract – Updated 2021
The Leeds Needle Syringe Provision Service is currently delivered by Forward Leeds from 3 separate locations:
- Irford House, Seacroft Crescent, LS14 6PA
- Armley Park Court, 9 Stanningley Road, LS12 2AE
- 74 Kirkgate, LS2 7DJ
Forward Leeds is the alcohol and drug service in Leeds for adults, young people and families. In conjunction with Forward Leeds, the service is also delivered by a number of city-wide pharmacies. Pharmacies, with the assistance of the client, must fully complete a What Works prescription form. Pads of the What Works forms are provided by Forward Leeds. Please contact Forward Leeds if you run out. Details from the What Works forms must then be input on to PharmOutcomes. This not only works out what pharmacies need to be paid but also collates useful statistical information about the service.
Service Commissioner: Forward Leeds (Humankind), https://www.forwardleeds.co.uk/
Service Lead: Anne-Marie McMullan, 0113 887 2477
For any queries about the service, email the generic email box email@example.com and mark for the attention of Anne-Marie McMullan.
Wakefield Needle Syringe Programme (and Take-Home Naloxone Service)
Needle & Syringe
Needle Exchange: Turning Point Service Specification – Part A
Appendix 2: Handing out Equipment Checklist and Contact Numbers
Appendix 3: Roles and Responsibilities – NSP
Needle Exchange: Turning Point Services Agreement – Part B
Wakefield Needle Exchange Transfer Guide
Take Home Naloxone Service
Turning Point Service Specification: Naloxone Part B Generic
Naloxone Contract Extension Letter to 31st March 2021
Wakefield Naloxone Example Pharmacy SOP
Wakefield Naloxone Quick Intervention Training for Community Pharmacy Teams
All claims must be processed via PharmOutcomes.
Service Commissioner: Turning Point, 0300 123 1912 option 3 then option 1.
Last Updated: 15th October 2021