The Benzodiazepine & Opiate Withdrawal Service (BOWS)

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Service set in GP surgeries providing specialist support for patients on long-term repeat prescriptions of benzodiazepines, sleeping tablets and opiates who wish to stop or reduce their medications.

Patients will be treated at one of the following practices:

  • Keats Group Practice
  • Hampstead Group Practice
  • Park End Surgery
  • Parliament Hill Surgery
  • Brunswick Surgery
  • Brondesbury Medical Centre
  • Rosslyn Hill Surgery

Eligibility criteria


  • Any adult patient that is being regularly prescribed benzodiazepines, sleeping tablets and opiates who wishes to reduce or stop their medications

How to refer


Referral methods: Email

Please send referral letter by email.


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t: 020 3317 6000

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Last updated: Jan 23rd, 2020
Review date: Sep 15th, 2020