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A revocation to this notice was published on 21 December 2017, Notice No. 2017-go6785.

Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Approval of Community Alcohol and Drug Services Auckland Opioid Treatment Service and Clinician to Provide Substitution Treatment Under Section 24 of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975

Pursuant to section 24(7)(b) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, I, John Crawshaw, acting under delegated authority from the Minister of Health, specify the Community Alcohol and Drug Services Auckland Opioid Treatment Service (CADS AOTS) as a service that may provide treatment with controlled drugs for people who are dependent on controlled drugs, at the following places:

Pitman House
50 Carrington Road
Point Chevalier
Auckland 1025;

1 Trading Place
Henderson
Waitakere
Auckland 0612;

44 Taharoto Road
Takapuna
North Shore
Auckland 0622;

Building 4
17 Lambie Drive
Papatoetoe
Auckland 2155

And, pursuant to section 24(7)(a) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975, acting under delegated authority from the Minister of Health, I specify

Dr Susanna Galea

as a medical practitioner, may:

  1. prescribe, administer or supply controlled drugs for the treatment of dependence to controlled drugs as the lead clinician for CADS AOTS;
  2. authorise in writing service/clinic medical practitioners as specified under subsection (2)(b) to:
    1. prescribe, administer or supply controlled drugs for the treatment of dependence;
    2. to authorise in writing general practitioners receiving clients from CADS AOTS as specified under subsection (2)(d); and
  3. authorise in writing general practitioners receiving clients from CADS AOTS as specified under subsection (2)(d).

Conditions

  1. Controlled drugs may only be prescribed, administered or supplied to people who are or have been clients of CADS AOTS.
  2. This approval expires on 31 December 2017.

Dated at Wellington this 30th day of March 2015.

Dr JOHN CRAWSHAW, Director of Mental Health.