Local Drug Information System (LDIS)

What is the Local Drug Information System?

This is the process used to share and assess drug information, it also involves issuing drug alerts where needed. Reports of new, potent or contaminated drugs can be shared and collated from a range of sources so they can be verified, and warnings sent to the right people.

Local Drug Information System reporting form

If you have any information that you would like to report please use the reporting form link below.

You can also email [email protected] if you would like more information about this process.

Local Drug Information System Standard Operating Procedure

Receive – any organisation, person or team who has intelligence about a substance reports it using the reporting form. The intelligence must meet one of the following criteria:

Stakeholders are then emailed to corroborate of confirm the validity of the intelligence, and submit further intelligence.

Assess – Responses are then collated for analysis against a grading matrix for the panel to decide next steps.

Respond – The panel choose from the possible responses: