The safer management of controlled drugs: Annual Report 2015

Care Quality Commission, July 2016

The CQC report for on the safer management of controlled drugs highlights local and national initiatives to promote the safe use of controlled drugs and to reduce harm from their misuse. The report also includes an overview of data for 2015 on prescribing of controlled drugs across England in the primary care sector and identifies any trends in prescribing, and highlights key changes to legislation.

The report makes three recommendations to strengthen existing arrangements for reporting and sharing concerns about controlled drugs across England.

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