Methadone

Department of Health and Social Care written question – answered on 12th September 2018.

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Photo of Anneliese Dodds Anneliese Dodds Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what comparative assessment he has made of the rates of recovery from heroin addiction through methadone in the UK and other countries.

Photo of Anneliese Dodds Anneliese Dodds Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, what estimate he has made of the rate of methadone usage in the last three years.

Photo of Steve Brine Steve Brine The Parliamentary Under-Secretary for Health and Social Care

No comparative assessment has been made of the rates of recovery from heroin addiction through methadone in the United Kingdom and other countries.

There has been no estimate made of the general rate of methadone usage in the last three years.

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