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NSW Needle and Syringe Program Guideline 2013

Doc type: Guideline

Doc No.: GL2013_007

Functional Group - Sub Group:
Clinical/ Patient Services - Infectious diseases
Clinical/ Patient Services - Governance and Service Delivery
Population Health - Communicable Diseases

Summary
Guidelines for the operation of the Needle and Syringe Programs in NSW. This replaces the Needle and Syringe Program Policy and Guidelines for NSW (June 2006).

Date of Publication: 28 August 2013

Replaces:

  • Needle and Syringe Program Policy and Guidelines for NSW [PD2006_037]
Author Branch: Centre for Population Health

This document applies to: Local Health Districts, Board Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Chief Executive Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Specialty Network Governed Statutory Health Corporations, Affiliated Health Organisations, Public Health System Support Division, Community Health Centres, NSW Ambulance Service, Public Health Units, Public Hospitals

Audience: PHU, Drug and Alcohol Services, Sexual Health Services, Community Health Centres, Accident & ED's

Distributed to: Public Health System, Divisions of General Practice, Government Medical Officers, NSW Ambulance Service , Ministry of Health, Private Hospitals and Day Procedure Centres , Tertiary Education Institutes

Review Date: 28 August 2018

Policy Manual: Patient Matters

File No: H12/52817-15

Status: Active

File link: NSW Needle and Syringe Program Guideline 2013
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NSW Needle and Syringe Program Guideline 2013

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