Actions and Detail Panel
Tue 4 October 2016, 10:00 – 16:00 BST
Scottish Needle Exchange Conference 2016
The Scottish Needle Exchange Conference (SNXC) is now in its 5th year, the event will focus on up and coming developments and trends within substance misuse.
The aim is to facilitate professional development, covering a range of topics and allow a forum for networking opportunities, information sharing and innovation to be shared amongst the substance misuse treatment providers and our partners.
The SNXC conference will be chaired by Carole Hunter, Lead Pharmacist at Addiction Services, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde.
SNXC 2016 PROGRAMME
Harm Reduction - A question of attitude
Kirsten Horsburgh – National Naloxone Coordinator, Scottish Drugs Forum
Psychostimulation- Stimulant injecting prevalence, motives and consequences
Katy MacLeod – National Training and Development Officer, Scottish Drugs Forum
HIV in people who inject drugs – new problem and old challenges
Louise Carroll – Public Health Programme Manager, NHS Greater Glasgow & Clyde
Needle Exchange Surveillance Initiative (NESI)
Needle Exchange - Basics & Gold Standard
Gareth Balmer, Addaction
Injecting Wounds, Infections and other Tissue Issues
Alison Coull, Harm Reduction Service, NHS Lothian
Emma Hamilton, Scottish Drugs Forum
Injecting Image & Performance Enhancing Drugs
Finlay Colville, Alcohol and Drugs action
Stimulant Injecting Basics
Katy MacLeod, Scottish Drugs Forum