Treatment Availability and Use, Northern Ireland

"During 2009/10:
"• A total of 576 individuals were in contact with Substitute Prescribing treatment services, compared to 550 in 2008/09.
"• 89 individuals discontinued from the scheme – the main reasons given were ‘failed to present for Substitute Prescribing’, ‘managed discontinuation of Substitute Prescribing’ and ‘unmanaged discontinuation of Substitute Prescribing’."

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Northern Ireland Statistics & Research Agency, Statistical Bulletin PHIRB 4/2010, "Statistics from the Northern Ireland Substitute Prescribing Database: 31 March 2010," September 2010, p. 1.
http://www.dhsspsni.gov.uk/sub...

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