Local Intelligence Network (LIN)

The regulations require the NHS England Accountable Officer to facilitate a ‘Local Intelligence Network’ to share information and intelligence about the misuse and unsafe use of controlled drugs. The membership is comprised of the groups below.

The local intelligence network in the South West meets twice a year in six locations: Blandford Forum, Bodmin, Bristol, Exeter, Saltash, and Taunton.

Organisation Represented by
 National
Care Quality Commission Pharmacist Specialists
General Pharmaceutical Council Inspectors
Ministry of Defence Defence Responsible Person
NHS England Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Public Health England Public Health Programme Manager
 NHS Trusts
Avon & Wiltshire Mental Health Partnership NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Cornwall Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Devon Partnership NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Dorset County Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Dorset Healthcare University NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
North Bristol NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Northern Devon Healthcare NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Poole Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Royal Devon and Exeter NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Somerset Partnership NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Taunton and Somerset NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
The Royal Bournemouth and Christchurch Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Torbay & Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
University Hospitals Plymouth NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Weston Area Health NHS Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Yeovil District Hospital NHS Foundation Trust Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Hospices
Charlton Farm Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Hospiscare Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Joseph Weld Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Julia’s House Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Lewis-Manning Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Little Bridge House Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Little Harbour Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Mount Edgcumbe Hopsice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
North Devon Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Rowcroft Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
St Julia’s Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
St Luke’s Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
St Margaret’s Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
St Peter’s Hospice Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Weston Hospicecare Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
 Independent Hospitals
BMI The Harbour Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
BMI The Winterbourne Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Bosence Farm Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
British Pregnancy Advisory Service – Bournemouth Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
British Pregnancy Advisory Service – Taunton Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Bristol Plastic Surgery Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Cygnet Hospital Brunel Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Cygnet Hospital Kewstoke Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Cygnet Hospital Taunton Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Duchy Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Emersons Green NHS Treatment Centre Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Frenchay Brain Injury Rehabilitation Centre Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Marie Stopes International Bristol Centre Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Meadow Lodge Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Mount Stuart Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
North Somerset Community Partnership CIC

(North Somerset Community Hospital)

Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Nuffield Health Bristol Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Nuffield Health Bournemouth Hospital
Nuffield Health Exeter Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Nuffield Health Plymouth Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Nuffield Health Taunton Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Peninsula NHS Treatment Centre Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Prime Endoscopy Bristol (InHealth Group) Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Shepton Mallet NHS Treatment Centre Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Sherwood Lodge Independent Healthcare Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Sirona Care and Health CIC

(Henderson and Skylark Rehabilitation Units)

Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Spire Bristol Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
The Copse Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
The Priory Hospital Bristol Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Wentworth Clinic Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
Wellesley Hospital Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer
 Police
Avon and Somerset Police Controlled Drugs Liaison Officer
Devon and Cornwall Police Controlled Drugs Liaison Officer
Dorset Police Controlled Drugs Liaison Officer
 Local Authorities
Bristol City Council Public Health Commissioner
Cornwall Council Public Health Commissioner
Devon County Council Public Health Commissioner
North Somerset Council Public Health Commissioner
Plymouth City Council Public Health Commissioner
Somerset County Council Public Health Commissioner
South Gloucestershire Council Public Health Commissioner
Torbay Council Public Health Commissioner
 Clinical Commissioning Groups
NHS BNSSG CCG Head of Medicines Optimisation
NHS Devon CCG Head of Medicines Optimisation
NHS Dorset CCG Head of Medicines Optimisation
NHS Kernow CCG Head of Medicines Optimisation
NHS Somerset CCG Head of Medicines Optimisation
 Substance Misuse Service Providers
Addaction Service Lead
Bristol Drugs Project Service Lead
Developing Health & Independence Service Lead
EDP Drug & Alcohol Services Service Lead
Turning Point Service Lead
 Other healthcare providers
Brisdoc Healthcare Services Service Lead
Bristol Community Health CIC Service Lead
Cornwall Health Service Lead
Devon Doctors Service Lead
Livewell South West Service Lead
Psychiatry UK Service Lead
Virgin Care Service Lead
 Counter Fraud Specialists
Audit South West Local Counter Fraud Specialist
BDO LLP Local Counter Fraud Specialist
TIAA Ltd. Local Counter Fraud Specialist
 Local Medical Committees
Cornwall & Isles of Scilly LMC GP Clinical Lead
 Local Pharmaceutical Committees
Avon LPC Chief Officer
Cornwall LPC Chief Officer
Devon LPC Chief Officer
Dorset LPC Chief Officer
Somerset LPC Chief Officer

If you would like to contact anyone in our Local Intelligence Network, and would like their contact details, please contact the team via england.southwestcontrolleddrugs@nhs.net.