Medicines Guidance

Controlled Drugs   Fridges  Medicines Reconciliation  Nutricia Feeding Products  

Pharmaceutical Waste  Safe and Secure handling of medicines  Cost Effective Prescribing


The Trust Medicines Policy and associated Medicines Manual Guidance is located in the Policies section of the Trust intranet.

The below links will re-direct you to the Area Prescribing Committee website


Other documents

Community Nursing Prescription Request for Acute Treatment (June 2015).pdf [pdf] 64KB

Crisis Resolution and Home Treatment Teams SOP.pdf [pdf] 757KB

Critical medicine list (approved 2010).pdf [pdf] 44KB

Emergency Drug Cupboard SOP (January 2017).pdf [pdf] 344KB

Guidance for community and outpatient prescribing in MH and LD March 14 (approved 2014).pdf [pdf] 279KB

Guidance on Consent to Treatment documentation for medication. Patients detained under the MHA (approved 2016) .pdf [pdf] 296KB

Guidance on safe administration of medications via ENfit Enteral feeding system.pdf [pdf] 329KB

Guide to the Insulin and Injections Authority to Administer Chart (Nov 17).pdf [pdf] 337KB

Guide to the Regular Medications Authority to Adminster Chart (Nov 17).pdf [pdf] 430KB

Guide to the Palliative Care Authority to Administer Chart (Nov 2017).pdf [pdf] 333KB

Guide to Community Chart Changes (version 1b Oct 2017).pdf [pdf] 511KB

Guide EXAMPLE to the Palliative Care Authority to Administer Chart (Nov 2017).pdf [pdf] 670KB

Liquid medicines procedure (approved 2010).pdf [pdf] 60KB

Notification to patients of medicine brand change.docx [docx] 55KB

PRN Protocol (approved 2014).pdf [pdf] 190KB

PRN Interim guidance for authorisation to administer (approved 2017).pdf [pdf] 366KB

SOP - Availability of Adrenaline 1 in 1000 for the Administration of Antipsychotic Depots LAI (approved July 2017.pdf [pdf] 178KB

Standard Operating Procedure for Re-writing of Repeating Prescriptions [Caludon & St Michael's] (Sept 2017).pdf [pdf] 166KB

Unlicensed medicines Table of Products (May 18).pdf [pdf] 55KB

Unfamiliar medicines checklist.docx [docx] 63KB

Weight. Body Mass Indicator Guidance (approved 2010).pdf [pdf] 55K