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Controlled Drug Accountable Officer Useful Resource and Reference Centre

Sharing good practice

CDAO – National/Best Practice Guidance (DH,NPC,NICE,CQC, NCAS)

NPC Handbook for controlled drugs Accountable Officers in England (March 2011)

The safer management of controlled drugs CQC Annual report 2009

NCAS – Clinical Governance Toolkit for Controlled Drug Management in Primary Care in the NHS – Guidance for Accountable Officers and their staff

NPC – A guide to good practice in the management of controlled drugs in primary care (Eng)–3rd edition 09

Safer Management of Controlled Drugs – A guide to good practice in secondary care (Eng)

National Clinical Assessment Service – Investigating concerns about the prescription of controlled drugs in general practice

DOH- Guidance on Standard Operating Procedures for Controlled Drugs

NHS Guidance on the destruction of controlled drugs – new role for Accountable Officers

Safer Management of Controlled Drugs (CDs): Changes to Record Keeping Requirements

Operating model for NHSCB Area Teams responsibilities in relation to the Controlled Drugs Regulations 2013

 

CDAO – Regulations

The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations 2006

The Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001-Amended July 2010

The Medicines Act 1968 Amended

The Misuse Of Drugs Act 1971 amended July 2010

The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations 2013 – Information about the Regulations

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

The Health Act 2006 (New)

The Health and Social Care Act 2012 (New)

NHS England Occurrence Report Template V5 (3) (New)

 

CDAO – Additional content for Wales

The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) (Wales)

The Health Act 2006 (Commencement No. 2) (Wales)

 

CDAO – Additional content for Northern Ireland

The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2015

 

CDAO – Miscellaneous

Investigating Idiosyncratic prescribing of CDs

Professional Support available to AOs

RCA Checklist

PEACE Model

NCAS – General Information

Investigation into the out-of-hours services provided by Take Care Now

General Pharmaceutical Council Inspector’s checklist – Monitoring and Inspection Visits

Monitoring the prescribing of Controlled Drugs using ePACT.net

Data protection, Caldicott, HR notes

Hospice Audit Tools for measuring quality

Controlled Drugs and the Misuse of Drugs Regulations as they relate to veterinary medicines

 

CDAO – Additional reference material

Best Practice Points (difficult to manage patients) -Jan 2011

CD Destruction SOP – Jan 09

CD incident reporting Traffic Lights Apr 08

Professional Support – Handout Mar15

SOURCE x INTELLIGENCE x HANDLING

 

CDAO – Useful Website links

NICE Controlled Drugs: Safe use and management April 2016

Supplementary Information on Wholesale Dealer and Controlled Drugs Licences in the Health and Justice system in England

Home Office Controlled drugs: licences, fees and returns

Home Office Controlled drugs: licences, fees and return – Enquires 020 7035 897

Circular 019/2015: Misuse of Drugs (Amendment No. 2) (England, Wales and Scotland) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/891)

Circular 027/2015: Approved mandatory requisition form and Home Office approved wording

Changes in the management of controlled drugs affecting pharmacy

Private prescriptions

Domestic Controlled Drug Licensing in Healthcare settings

The safer management of controlled drugs – Annual Report 2015 – Annex 1: Activity in 2015 from partner organisations of the Controlled Drugs National Group

The safer management of controlled drugs: Annual report 2015 – Annex 2: Report of the Cross Border Group