Controlled drug incidents or concerns should be notified to the NHS England Accountable Officer for Controlled Drugs via the NECS Medicines Optimisation Team.
Emma Post (firstname.lastname@example.org) will still be the contact for North of Tyne & South of Tyne areas.
The new contact details for CD's are as follows.
Telephone: 0191 217 2983
Fax: 0191 217 2506
Examples of incidents that should be reported include:
• Fraudulent / forged prescriptions
• Lost / stolen prescriptions and /or medication
• Controlled drug balance discrepancies
• Dispensing errors involving controlled drugs
A Resource page has been added to the Gateshead & South Tyneside LPC Website for you to download, print and use in the pharmacy.