New NYCC Alcohol Identification and Brief Advice (IBA) Service

North Yorkshire County Council is intending to commission 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 Robinson, Health Improvement Manager on 01609 534919 or

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