The UK government, with the Minister of Health in Northern Ireland, is seeking views on proposed changes to the Human Medicine Regulations 2012(external link opens in a new window / tab) to widen access to Naloxone by expanding the list of services and individuals that can give it out without a prescription or other written instruction. Naloxone is a drug that reverses the effects of an opioid overdose, and therefore can help to prevent overdose deaths.
Link to DHSC Press Release:
Link to Consultation Documents:
https://www.gov.uk/government/consultations/consultation-on-expanding-access-to-naloxone/consultation-on-expanding-access-to-naloxone#introduction-to-naloxone(external link opens in a new window / tab)), and the response form can be accessed here.