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The MSIF will be a clean, safe, medically supervised service for people who inject drugs. As a compassionate, person-centred healthcare environment, which respects the dignity of service users, we believe that the MSIF will be a vital first step in reducing harm and supporting a person towards recovery. Staffed by experts with full nursing and medical services, it will provide opportunities for intervention, helping reduce the harms associated with injecting drug use and helping link vulnerable people in with drug treatment supports and health services.
An Bord Pleanála approved MQI’s planning application for an 18-month pilot MSIF in our Riverbank Centre on Merchants Quay in December 2019. However we were disappointed to find out that a Judicial Review was lodged in relation to the planning approval in Feb 2020. MQI continue to be committed to the development of the MSIF in our Riverbank Centre. Whilst we await the outcome of the Judicial Review, we maintain engagement with all stakeholders, and the HSE to ensure we have the necessary resources in place to develop this vital service.