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

Christine Randall, Assistant Director, Lead pharmacist for Dental Medicines Information and Pharmacovigilance, North West Medicines Information CentreSource UKMiPublished

This updated Q&A aims to explain controlled drug legislation relevant to primary care dental practice. Includes prescribing for NHS and private patients, ordering/requisitioning, storage and disposal, Standard Operating Procedures and the CQC’s role.

This Medicines Q&A has not been updated since 2016 but is currently being updated (due Spring 2021)

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