South West Controlled Drugs Team Publications

Autumn 2020 meetings of the Local Intelligence Network

NHS England & NHS Improvement’s Controlled Drug teams from both South East and South West England collaborated to produce a joint educational webinar for our local intelligence networks on 22 September 2020

A recording of our webinar is available on request and the slides can be accessed via the links below.

Presentation Speaker Slides
Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer’s national update William Rial

NHS England & NHS Improvement

The safer management of Controlled Drugs – Annual Review Sarah Dennison

Care Quality Commission

Prescribing opioids and other dependence forming medicines for chronic pain Amy Lynch

NHS East Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group

Ambulance service data sharing with local substance misuse services Jason Kew

Thames Valley Police

Improving the use of controlled drugs at the end of life in care homes Sue Carter

NHS West Sussex Clinical Commissioning Group

Management of Controlled Drugs in a Private Hospital Alex Zarneh

New Foscote Hospital



How to complete your occurrence reports on-line


Safer Management of Controlled Drugs: Annual Report 2017/18

The NHS England South West Controlled Drugs team published their 2017/18 Annual Report on 28 August 2018. You can download a copy of the report here. We welcome feedback. Contact us at


Controlled Drugs Newsletters

We share the learning from incidents reported to us and update on relevant topics via our local intelligence networks and via newsletters.