DoH ADDS TO GUIDANCE FOR REHABS:
CAPITAL DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMME FOR INPATIENT AND RESIDENTIAL REHABILITATION SUBSTANCE MISUSE (DRUG & ALCOHOL) SERVICES 2008/9.
At the end of April, Nick Lawrence, deputy director and head of alcohol, drugs and tobacco policy at the Department of Health sent out addendum guidance for addiction treatment services.
This includes guidance on the reallocation of funds, further to the capital strategic bidding process 2007/8 and 2008/9, Â£54.3million in capital funding was allocated to Primary Care Trusts in April 2007, to improve inpatient and residential alcohol and drug services.
The National Treatment Agency is managing this process via regional forums.
You can access the details here.