G_CS_62 SOP for Management of Controlled Drugs within UCCs

To promote the safe, secure and effective use of all controlled drugs (CDs) within Lincolnshire Community Health Services Urgent Care Centres. 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 Centres.

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

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