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Health Topic:   Mental health and behavioural conditions
Guidance:   Drug misuse - methadone and buprenorphine
Description:   The summary of the published technology appraisal on Drug misuse - methadone and buprenorphine. It links to the published guidance and key documents.

NICE implementation uptake reports

Implementation uptake report Assessment Published Date Coverage

External literature

External literature Assessment Coverage

Healthcare Commission and National Treatment Agency for Substance Misuse (2009) Improving services for substance misuse: Diversity, and inpatient and residential rehabilitation services London: Healthcare Commission

Description: A joint service review of inpatient and residential rehabilitation services. The vast majority (86%) routinely used methadone or buprenorphine as their primary medications in detoxification, in line with the NICE clinical guidance.

Practice appears to be in line with guidance National

This page was last updated: 10 January 2009

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