WARNING:

Suspected fatal and non-fatal opioid poisoinigs in Gwent: It has been reported that 4 fatal and at least 10 non-fatal drug poisonings where opioids have been suspected have occurred within the Blaenau Gwent, Caerphilly and Newport areas over the last week.

Whilst there have been no confirmed reports of a high purity or contaminated batch of heroin in the area, further work is currently being completed by local drug poisoning review teams to better understand the circumstances underpinning these events.

Please ensure all relevant service users and other service providers are aware of the relevant harm reduction advice and ensure Naloxone supply is available to all.

GET NALOXONE NOW FROM YOUR NEAREST BASE

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