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.

 

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Bradford Needle Syringe Programme

Bradford Needle Exchange Contract Letter 2023

Bradford Needle Exchange Service Level Agreement 2023

 

Claims are processed via PharmOutcomes by the commissioner.

Service Commissioner: New Vision Bradford (HumanKind)

Service Lead: Jon Findlay – Jon.Findlay@humankindcharity.org.uk

 

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: info@exchangesupplies.org

Account Manager:

Louise Evans, Mobile: 07403 241 244, Email: louise@exchangesupplies.org

If you need a sharps collection then please email clinical.waste@bradford.gov.uk as usual.

 

Calderdale Needle Syringe Programme

Needle Exchange Service Level Agreement 2024

Needle Exchange Letter

Exchange Menu

Pharmacy NSP Record Sheet

 

The service requires the pharmacy to provide a secure unit to house the clinical waste bin.

Claims are processed via PharmOutcomes by CPWY.

 

Service Commissioner: Calderdale Recovery Steps, a partnership managed by Human Kind.

Service Lead: Adele Molyneux – Adele.Molyneux@calderdalerecoverysteps.org.uk

 

Craven Needle Syringe Programme

This service in Craven is commissioned by North Yorkshire Council.

For more information on this service in Craven, or if you are interested in signing up to provide this service, please email the North Yorkshire HAS Contracting Team: HASContracting@northyorks.gov.uk. Your query will then be passed onto the relevant lead.

 

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 – Michelle.Hey@cgl.org.uk or Louisa Campo – Louisa.Campo@cgl.org.uk

 

Leeds Needle Syringe Provision Service

Leeds SLA for Pharmacy Needle Syringe Provision 2023-24

Leeds SLA Update – April 2024

 

The Leeds Needle Syringe Provision Service is currently delivered by Forward Leeds from 3 separate locations:

  • Irford House, Seacroft Crescent, LS14 6PA
  • Armley Court, Armley Road, Armley, Leeds. LS12 2LB
  • 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.

Claims are processed via PharmOutcomes by the commissioner of the service (details below).

 

Service Commissioner: Forward Leeds (Humankind), https://www.forwardleeds.co.uk/

Service Lead: Anne-Marie McMullan, 0113 887 2477 or email Anne-Marie.McMullan@forwardleeds.co.uk

For any queries about the service, email the generic email box spocreferral@nhs.net and mark for the attention of Anne-Marie McMullan.

 

Wakefield Needle Syringe Programme (and Take-Home Naloxone Service)

Needle & Syringe

Wakefield Needle Exchange: Turning Point Service Specification – Part A

Appendix 1: Example NSP SOP

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

Xchange Form

Transaction Summary Sheet

 

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

 

Claims are processed via PharmOutcomes by CPWY.

 

Service Commissioner: Turning Point, 0300 123 1912 option 3 then option 1.

 

 

Last Updated: 24th May 2024