G_CS_61 SOP for Management of Controlled Drugs within Louth UCC

To promote the safe, secure and effective use of all controlled drugs (CDs) within Louth Urgent Care Centre. It is a legal requirement that every NHS Organisation should have SOPs for handling CDs for all of its directly managed services and staff. These SOPs must be known, understood and followed by all practitioners and staff working within the Urgent Care Centre.

This SOP covers all aspects of the handling of CDs within the Louth Urgent Care Centre: ordering, receipt, transport, safe storage, supply, administration, destruction and guidance for dealing with an incident.

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