Medicine management SOPs

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The Trust has approved a number of standard operating procedures (SOPs) for the safer management of medicines, which include:

  • Medicines adverse reaction /medicines error management protocol (including near miss events)
  • Ordering morphine sulphate ampoules from Colchester Hospital pharmacy
  • Disposal of out-of-date drugs and denaturing of controlled drugs
  • Unsecured or found drug protocol
  • Drug safe/key has been lost/stolen/unaccounted for protocol (including record keeping discrepancies)
  • Labelling of medication – syringes, additives & TTAs.

You can view all the clinical SOPs in the medicines management section on East24.

Published 18th February 2015

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