Useful links

Care Quality Commission

Controlled Drugs guidance for providers

Disposing of medicines in care homes and care homes with nursing

Nigel’s surgery 28: Management of controlled drugs

The safer management of Controlled Drugs: Annual Report 2017

 

Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group

Safer delivery of medicines

 

DataPharm

Dictionary of Medicines and Devices Browser

Electronic Medicines Compendium

 

Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs

The Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations 2010

Waste exemption: T28 sort and denature controlled drugs for disposal

 

Environment Agency

Register of Waste Exemptions

Department of Health and Social Care

Drug misuse and dependence: UK guidelines on clinical management (the ‘Orange Book’)

The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations 2013

The Human Medicines Regulations 2012

 

Home Office

Controlled drugs: licences, fees and returns

Controlled Drugs List

Drug Licensing Factsheet- Cannabis, CBD and other cannabinoids

Misuse of Drugs Act 1971

Security guidance for all existing or prospective Home Office Controlled Drug Licensees and/or Precursor Chemical Licensees or Registrants

The Misuse of Drugs (Safe Custody) Regulations 1973

The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001

 

Live Well with Pain

Live Well with Pain

 

Medicines & Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency

The supply, manufacture, importation and distribution of unlicensed cannabis-based products for medicinal use in humans ‘specials’

 

National Institute for Health & Care Excellence

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder

Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder: diagnosis and management

Benzodiazepine and z-drug withdrawal

Controlled drugs: safe use and management

Medicines optimisation in long-term pain

 

NHS Counter Fraud Authority

Management and control of prescription forms: A guide for prescribers and health organisations

 

NHS England

Controlled Drugs incidents in organisations without their own Accountable Officer (e.g. community pharmacy and general practice) should be reported online

Cannabis-based products for medicinal use

Controlled Drugs Single Operating Model

Spotting a forged or fraudulent prescription

www.cdreporting.co.uk

 

NHS Improvement

A Just Culture Guide

Faye’s story: good practice when prescribing opioids for chronic pain

 

NHS Kernow CCG

Chronic Pain in Cornwall

 

NHS Specialist Pharmacy Service

How should dentists prescribe, store, order and dispose of controlled drugs?

 

NICE

NICE Guidelines

NICE Medicines Optimisation in Long Term Pain

 

PrescQIPP CIC

Dealing with Drug Seeking Behaviour Webinar

 

Primary Care Support England

PCSE Portal

 

Public Health England

The facts – gabatentin and pregabalin (A6 flyer)

 

The Royal College of Anaesthetists

Opioids Aware

 

University of Oxford

Open Prescribing

Prescribing of opioids (total oral morphine equivalence) in primary care

Prescribing of pregabalin in primary care