Drug Alerts

RED DRUG ALERT – For Information

T –Red = urgent action to prevent confirmed risk of death Amber = action to prevent possible harm Green = for information only CONCERNS-ACTION MAY BE REQUIRED Date: 25TH of August, 2021(updated 14th Sept, 2021) Location of Incident: Peterborough, Cambridge City (also Essex, London Boroughs, and the South East) Drug of concern: Heroin Identified risk: ...

RED DRUG ALERT – For Information

CONCERNS-ACTION MAY BE REQUIRED Date: 25th of August, 2021 Location of Incident: Cambridge City (also Essex, London Boroughs, and the South East) Drug of concern: Heroin Identified risk: High risk of overdoses, Drug related deaths Source of information: Public Health England Alert instigated by: Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Public Health Dear all, Public Health England have issued ...

AMBER DRUG ALERT – For Information                                         

CONCERNS-ACTION MAY BE REQUIRED Date: 20TH of August Location of Incident: Essex, London Boroughs, and the South East Drug of concern: Heroin Identified risk: High risk of overdoses, Drug related deaths   Source of information: Public Health England Alert instigated by: Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Public Health   Dear all,   Public Health England have issued ...

AMBER DRUG ALERT-FOR INFORMATION PURPOSES

Police issue warning over dangerous heroin cutting agent 09/07/2021 Police officers are issuing a warning to heroin users in Northamptonshire regarding a potentially lethal cutting agent currently in circulation. The cutting agent in question is isotonitazene – a synthetic opioid analgesic which is similar to fentanyl, only 60 times more potent. It is a very ...

GREEN DRUG ALERT – 11th of Sep 2020

Green = for information only GREEN DRUG ALERT – For Information   Date:  11th of Sep 2020 Location of Incident: London Drug of concern: Heroin (green or pink tinged) Identified risk: Linked to recent hospitalisations and deaths Source of information: Metropolitan Police Alert instigated by: Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Public Health Team   Dear all, Police ...

AMBER DRUG ALERT – 27/07/2020

Date:  27th July, 2020 Location of Incident: National Drug of concern: illicit/fake benzodiazepines Identified risk: Linked to recent hospitalisations and deaths Source of information: Public Health England Alert instigated by: Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Public Health Team    Dear all, Public Health England issued a national       alert on the 24th July, 2020, in relation to ...