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Friday, June 22, 2012

NTA consultation on introduction of alcohol outcome measures into NDTMS; DH Update on Public Health Funding

NTA consultation on alcohol treatment outcome measures

The National Treatment Agency (NTA) has opened a consultation for a three month period on the introduction of outcome measures into the National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) alcohol dataset.

The proposed outcome measures are outlined in this consultation document which explores 10 specific questions relating to developing outcome recording. The questions seek views on key outcome indicators including consumption, physical and mental health, housing status and other measures.

The deadline for responses is 20th September 2012. Existing national alcohol treatment data can be seen here, and details on the Payment by Results pilots here. > > > > Read More