What we advise on
NPIS provides information, advice and statistics on a wide range of poisonings, involving substances from pharmaceuticals and complementary medicines to drugs of abuse, and household and industrial chemicals. A breakdown of the agents involved in NPIS telephone enquiries and TOXBASE accesses is displayed in Figure 1.
|Figure 1. Types of agents involved in telephone enquiries to the NPIS and TOXBASE accesses in 2015/16|
Information from the NPIS Annual Report 2015/16.