Unknown poisoning

Updated 11/2021

If you have a patient you believe has been poisoned but are uncertain of the cause:

Discuss with your local poisons information service: in the UK NPIS 0344 892 0111, in Ireland NPIC (01) 809 2566.

Click here for details you may be required to give when telephoning NPIS.


Alternatively the following links may be of use:

Click here for information on syndromes associated with poisoning from NPIS.

Click here for guidance on CBRN incidents from UKHSA.