National Drug Treatment Monitoring System
The West Midlands Drug Treatment Monitoring Services is part of the National Drug Treatment Monitoring
The National Drug Treatment Monitoring System (NDTMS) relates to the process of collecting, collating
and analysing information from and for those involved in the drug treatment sector. The NDTMS is a
development of the Regional Drug Misuse databases (RDMDs), which have been in place since the late
1980s. Originally commissioned by the Department of Health, responsibility for the NDTMS centre
services were handed over to the
National Treatment Agency
(NTA) in April 2003. There is an NDTMS
centre to cover each region, with the actual services existing within various institutions such as
Public Health Observatories, academic institutions and primary care / mental health trusts. The purpose
of the NDTMS centres is to obtain accurate, good quality, timely information for reporting drug
NDTMS website also includes a catalogue of
available reports and statements.
NDTMS core data
set documentation is available from the NTA website.
If you have any questions, please visit our Frequently Asked Questions Page.
To request access to NDTMS.net, please download the application form, complete it and email it to the relevant regional contact.
West Midlands Drug Treatment Monitoring Service
West Midlands Public Health Observatory (WMPHO)
Birmingham Research Park
e-mail: Jennie Coleman, NDTMS
Tel : 0121 415 8556
Fax : 0121 414 8197