Controlled Drugs Guidance Document from Omnicell
A national call for automation and digitalisation of CDs
Omnicell are proud to sponsor this new guidance document, authored by retired Pharmacy Director Liz Kay and Ronald Pete, and reviewed/approved on a national scale by regional accountable controlled drugs officers.
Some key report recommendations include:
That the paper-based CD Record book should be replaced with electronic registers.
That the ordering, storing, and supplying of CDs in hospitals should be through automated dispensing systems.
That the need for a prescriber’s wet signature on electronic patient discharge and outpatient prescriptions should be reviewed .
Discover the full report alongside its investigation into controlled drugs management across the NHS by downloading today.