Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice

North Yorkshire County Council has commissioned the Alcohol IBA service with effect from 1st July 2015.

Approved providers of pharmacy services in North Yorkshire are eligible to offer this service on behalf of the Council. Here is the specification for this service for your information and consideration: Alcohol IBA – Service Specification for Pharmacies

The service may only be delivered by individuals who have undertaken the training in the provision of Alcohol IBA, delivered by the Council’s accredited training provider, Drugtrain. The details of the training requirements for this service can be found in the following document: Alcohol IBA – Pharmacy Specific Training Flyer

If your organisation is interested in delivering this service, please contact a member of the Drugtrain team on 01226 738321 or email to book a place on the free training. If you require any further information about the service, please contact Claire Lawrence, Health Improvement Officer on 01609 534223 or

You may find the expressions of interest document here: Alcohol IBA – Expressions of Interest

And if you would like more information on how Alcohol IBA and Community Pharmacy work, read the following article: Alcohol IBA & Community Pharmacy