SPS protocol templates for the supply and administration of omeprazole for pre planned caesarean section by registered midwives.


Developed by SPS and NHS England, reviewed by the Royal College of Obstetrics and Gynaecology (RCOG), with the support of specialists working within clinical practice for medicines commonly supplied for the prevention of complications in pregnancy.

Legally providing GSL/P medicines by registered midwives

SPS advice to support registered midwives in the legal administration and/or supply of Pharmacy Only (P)/General Sales List (GSL) medicine, using omeprazole tablets as an example can be found here

This advice supports the use of the two template protocols below.

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National PGD templates are developed with experts for clinical specialties. They reduce duplication and variation, and improve consistency of care.

Update history

  1. Minor formatting changes/included P alongside GSL
  1. Link to supporting advice added
  1. Published