P_CIG_20 Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines


This policy aims to offer practical advice and outline steps that must be taken to ensure medicines are handled safely and securely within all care environments and services and by directly employed staff.

The policy is underpinned by key legislation, for example, the Medicines Act, the Misuse of Drugs Act and associated regulations, the Health and Safety at Work Act, the Control of Substances Hazardous to Health Regulations and the regulations relating to the disposal of hazardous and other controlled wastes.

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