Controlled Drugs (CDs)
This guide provides all the information you need to dispense, supply, store, destroy and prescribe, Schedule 2 and 3 CDs.
It covers the legal requirements for NHS or private CD prescriptions, instalment prescriptions and requisitions.
You’ll find guidance on emergency supplies, repeats, safe custody and record keeping requirements, and how to deal with patient returns, out-of-date or obsolete CDs.
First Published: 26 September 2016
Updated: 17 November 2022