As part of its 2017-18 work plan, AIVL sought to develop a Needle and Syringe Program (NSP) Best Practice Guide that detailed the needs of people who inject drugs, service delivery models across Australia and practice considerations for service providers that are informed by peer experience and led by peer intelligence. This project built on findings from a National NSP Forum that AIVL held in Sydney in 2015 and from a 2017 literature review that detailed NSP service models and international NSP best practice.
The aim of the consultations for this project:
In order to achieve the aims of the project as outlined above, AIVL developed a Consultation Action and timeline document. The aim of the National Consultation was to cover topics such as:
The full report can be found here.