Guidance for Alcohol & Drug Services in Northern Ireland to best deliver Treatment & Care during the COVID-19 pandemic

Date published: 15 September 2020

The Department of Health recognises that the emergence of COVID-19 has heightened the risks involved with the management of substance misuse services in NI in what is already a high-risk clinical scenario. This guidance is aimed at helping all alcohol and drug services to address the challenges posed by the need to ensure that premises are safe for both patients and staff in terms of social distancing measures, and that these also comply with the necessary infection control protocols.

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