This updated second edition of the poster is 660 x 297 mm and shows all the needle lengths and guages used by injecting drug users, and has a clear harm reduction message: "use the shortest, thinnest needle you can".
An essential addition to the wall of all needle and syringe programmes this poster will stimulate discussion about needle selection, encourage services to stock a range of needles, and reduce the harm caused by inappropriate needle selection.
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If you are in any doubt about the appropriate use of any needle, or which needles can be used as an alternative, you can find out all you need to know on
There is an article on the anatomy of a syringe on the needles and syringes at the bottom of the needles and syringes product listing page.
All the needles on the poster are available on our website, and, in the 'product briefing' section of all the needles on our site, there is extensive guidance on the uses, risks and alternatives:
Electronic Sewing Machines – These machines have a few more functions and capabilities than the mechanical sewing machine. Electronic circuit boards were added to electric powered machines back in the 70s. It opened up the opportunity for sewers to have more speed without sacrificing any important power and it also improved the bobbin and needle control as well. Some electric machines have a feature that allows them to automatically cut thread and adjust the tension and stitch length for certain projects. This is a big time saver for the sewer. Some electric models can also automatically sew buttonholes and all the sewer has to do us put the size and shape into the machine.