3. Underpinning Knowledge - Legislation and Professional Issues

3.6.7Prescription requirements for Schedule 2 and 3 Controlled Drugs

The requirements that must be present for a prescription (both NHS and private) for Schedule 2 or 3 CDs to be valid are outlined in Diagram 13 (see section 3.3.1 for the usual prescription requirements which also apply). For private prescriptions see also Table 15 for information on the standardised forms that must be used.

Diagram 18: Controlled Drug prescription requirements for Schedule 2 or 3 CDs