Prison-based prescriptions aid Scotland's National Naloxone Programme

Sheila Bird, Andrew McAuley, Alison Munro, Sharon Hutchinson, Avril Taylor

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Opioid overdose is a major cause of premature mortality and life-years lost not only in eastern Europe but in Scotland, as confirmed by the Global Burden of Disease Study 2015.1
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1005–1006
Number of pages2
JournalThe Lancet
Issue number10073
Early online date11 Mar 2017
Publication statusPublished - 2017


  • prison services
  • prescriptions


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