The Operation and Maintenance of Needle and Syringe Vending Machines (NSVMS)

Applicable to: All sites invited by SHBBVP to install and operate a needle and syringe vending machine (NSVM)

Description: This operational directive applies to all individual sites invited by the Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program (SHBBVP) to install and operate a needle and syringe vending machine (NSVM).

The Operation and Maintenance of Needle and Syringe Vending Machines (NSVMS)

 This document should be read in conjunction with the Operational Directive OD: 0553/14 — Provision of sterile needles and syringes from rural and regional hospitals to people who inject drugs.

 This Operational Directive applies to all individual sites invited by the Sexual Health and Blood-borne Virus Program (SHBBVP) to install and operate a needle and syringe vending machine (NSVM).


Professor Bryant Stokes
A/DIRECTOR GENERAL
DEPARTMENT OF HEALTH WA

Date of effect: 04 August 2014 to 04 August 2019

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