Dr Steve Conroy

Lead Medical Practitioner, Addictions, NHS Lanarkshire

Biography


Dr Steve Conroy is the Lead Medical Practitioner of NHS Lanarkshire’s addiction services and has recently taken up the part time role of Clinical Director for NHS Lanarkshire’s out of hours service. He is directly responsible for the clinical running of Primary Care addictions in one of Scotland’s most populous Health Board areas. As part of his role, Steve prepares and writes guidelines and protocols for the addictions services and has prepares several policies for use with opiate substitution therapy that are in place with the board. He is also the chair of the local Drug Death Review Group and sits on the National Forum for Drug Relates Deaths. Steve is heavily involved in training non-medical prescribers (NMP) in Lanarkshire and has had an article published in the Journal of Substance Use on NMP as well as many other journals. His latest publications have been in relation to transferring people from high dose methadone to buprenorphine/naloxone.

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