Injecting Equipment Provision (IEP)


Sterile injecting equipment is available from the following local providers –


Laings Pharmacy

Kantersted Road



Tel:  01595 692579

See website for opening hours – Laings Pharmacy


Shetland Recovery Hub & Community Network

Pitt Lane



Tel: 01595 744402

Email: [email protected]

Opening hours of 2-3.30pm IEP is available out with these times subject to staff availability.




Reducing injecting harms

see link to NHS Inform – If you inject drugs | NHS inform

The Scottish Drugs Forum Video on cleaning injection equipment may also be helpful


Always carry Naloxone

You should always carry Naloxone when injecting opioid drugs as the risk of overdose is higher. Naloxone is a medicine that can temporarily reverse the effects of an opioid overdose.  For further information see Naloxone Provision