Needle and Syringe Programme (NSP)
This service is open to anyone using needles or syringes to receive safe injecting equipment. This is an anonymous service; clients are only asked to give their initials and date of birth. The service provides sterile injecting equipment and equipment for smoking drugs and health promotion advice for safer drug use and injecting techniques.
Individuals who are injecting drugs
Individuals who are sharing needles, syringes or drug paraphernalia
Individuals who smoke drugs
Individuals interested in learning about safer drug use and safer injecting techniques
When is the service available?
The needle exchange service operates Monday to Friday during our regular opening hours (i.e. 9 AM to 5 PM) and from the outreach teams.