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National trial of Naloxone in Scotland is saving lives, says force

Police Scotland officers have administered Naloxone 37 times in the four months since a national pilot project began. Now 648 officers are carrying the nasal spray.

ACC Gary Ritchie, Police Scotland's head of Drug Strategy

ACC Gary Ritchie, Police Scotland's head of Drug Strategy

Date - 31st August 2021
By - Chloe Livadeas
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Nearly 800 officers from the force have completed training since March 2021, with 81 per cent choosing to carry the kits during the trial period, which reverse the effect of an opiod-overdose.  Naloxone has so far been used in all four...
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