Grampian Drug-Related Death Monitoring Group (GDRDMG)

The aim of the group is to foster efforts to reduce Drug-Related Deaths in Grampian.

It does this by

  • clarifying the local definition of drug-related deaths and how this compares to the definition used nationally.
  • monitoring trends in Grampian in drug-related deaths, including selected risk factors.
  • facilitating the review of drug-related deaths where the person was known to services.
  • informing strategic and operational work on the part of Aberdeen City, Aberdeenshire and Moray, Alcohol and Drug Partnerships in preventing such deaths (e.g. through audit or participation in service reviews).
  • It will also keep in mind exploratory work on alcohol-related deaths, consistent with national work.

Terms of reference – to be updated in the near future

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