The safer management of controlled drugs: annual report 2009

Document type
Report
Corporate author(s)
Care Quality Commission
Publisher
Care Quality Commission
Date of publication
10 August 2010
Subject(s)
Health Services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

Download (2MB )

This report examines the regulation and management of controlled drugs by providers of health and social care.  It includes reports from partner organisations as an appendix. The Controlled Drugs (Supervision of Management and Use) Regulations 2006 were designed to ensure that controlled drugs were managed effectively without interfering with their appropriate clinical use. Good governance of controlled drugs should apply in all health and social care settings and individual practices where controlled drugs are prescribed, stored, administered or transported.  This report includes sections on measures taken to ensure the safe management of controlled drugs in health and social care organisations and progress on recommendations in the 2008 report.  A substantial part of the report analyses national trends in the use and management of controlled drugs.

Related to Care Quality Commission

Decision time: will the voluntary sector embrace the age of opportunity?

The culmination of 18 months of research and events, this report highlights that the voluntary sector is currently not ready for our ageing society and needs to adapt to grasp the opportunities this

New, emerging and changing job roles: adult social care in extra care housing

Historically, social care and housing have developed in relative silos, both as professions and in their development pathways. However, more recently there has been a shift in culture of enabling independence

Supporting social care employers to prevent and manage abuse and violence toward staff: report

This report explores to what extent the social care workforce is at risk of different levels of abuse or violence across the groups of people who receive care and support services, and whether the type

Research on abuse and violence against the social care workforce: focus on personal assistants: report

After reviewing the literature, relevant legislation and guidance, an on-line survey of local authority workforce leads, members of the Personal Assistants (PA) Framework Steering Group, PA agencies

More items related to this publisher