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A revocation to this notice was published on 2 February 2017, Issue No. 11, Notice No. 2017-go423.

Notice Type
Departmental
Notice Title

Approval of Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Opioid Substitution 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 Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Opioid Substitution Treatment Service as a service that may provide treatment with controlled drugs for people who are dependent on controlled drugs at the following places:

Napier Health Centre
76 Wellesley Road
Napier 4110

Hawke’s Bay Hospital
Omahu Road
Hastings 4175

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 Sohail Sheikh

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 Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Opioid Substitution Treatment Service;
  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. authorise in writing general practitioners receiving clients from Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Opioid Substitution Treatment Service as specified under subsection (2)(d); and
  3. authorise in writing general practitioners receiving clients from Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Opioid Substitution Treatment Service 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 Hawke’s Bay District Health Board Opioid Substitution Treatment Service.
  2. This approval expires on 7 October 2016.

Dated at Wellington this 6th day of July 2016.

Dr JOHN CRAWSHAW, Director of Mental Health.