Shared Care for Opioid Treatment (SCOT)

Establishing a sustainable model of shared care for people experiencing opioid dependence.

Information

The Shared Care for Opioid Treatment (SCOT) toolkit contains a range of templates and resources to assist Alcohol and Drug Services to establish models of shared care for opioid treatment with GPs and other approved prescribers in Queensland.

The project was established by Metro North Mental Health - Alcohol and Drug Service in 2020.

Tools and resources

  • Approved Prescriber Pack

    Approved Prescriber guides, prompts and required documents to assist in the assessment, transfer and maintenance of patients participating in a shared care arrangement.

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  • Pharmacist Pack

    Pharmacist guides, prompts and required documents to assist in the assessment, transfer and maintenance of patients participating in a shared care arrangement.

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  • Case Manager Pack

    Case Manager guides, prompts and required documents to assist in the assessment, transfer and maintenance of patients participating in a shared care arrangement.

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  • Developing a model

    Questionnaires based on the Delphi method to explore general elements of shared care, patient stability, required assessments, approved prescriber responsibilities and psychosocial support.

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  • Shared Care for MATOD - Procedure Document

    Procedure document for the Metro North Mental Health - Alcohol and Drug Service (MNMH-ADS) around shared care for patients on Medication-Assisted Treatment of Opioid Dependence (MATOD).

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Thank you

This project was made possible with funding provided by the Nurses and Midwives EB10 Innovation fund.  

The project coordinators would like to thank Brisbane North PHN, local GPs and Alcohol and Drug Services from other HHSs who provided advice and guidance.

 For more information email peter.cochrane@health.qld.gov.au