Druglink article 1990 – Towards a national drug database by Michael Donmall

The Department of Health has instructed RHAs to establish drug misuse databases and recommended they adopt the system developed for the North West. The system’s originator explains that it preserves client confidentiality while gathering information on a much wider range of drugs and from a much wider range of services than any previous national system. The self carboning forms can also be used for agency records.

Towards a national drug database (PDF)