After a number of overdose deaths in the last 5 months in Hull have now been linked to fentanyl contaminated heroin Public Health England (PHE) have released a formal alert thought their Central Alert System.
The alert covers:
- Advice to give heroin users
- Advice for drug services
- Advice for commissioners Advice for emergency departments
- Information relating to naloxone administration/dose when responding to fentanyl overdose