In October 2014, NNEF and Release have worked together to send 'Freedom of Information' requests to all 152 Directors of Public Health in England – asking them about their current needle exchange provision.
Hello, and welcome to the new website for the National Needle Exchange Forum (NNEF). This is the latest in a series of new initiatives and ideas for the Forum – including our Facebook page, Twitter account and the training day held in Liverpool.
A consensus best practice statement has been published by the National Needle Exchange Forum, UK Harm Reduction Alliance and Exchange Supplies in response to the increasing numbers of requests for a document to set out the principles by which needle and syringe supply should be organised.
Durham police will give addicts heroin to inject in 'shooting galleries'
The police force is set to become the first in England to implement an approach pioneered in Switzerland and credited with achieving positive results in a number of European countries but unlikely to attract much domestic political support.