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Controlled Drugs: Learning from Incidents July 2015

NECS supports the NHS England Area Team Controlled Drugs Accountable Officer in ensuring the safe management and use of controlled drugs within the North East & Cumbria region.  Based on the commonly reported incidents and the lessons learned, the aim of this bulletin is to share good practice across the region.

Included in this bulletin:

  • Balance discrepancies
  • Spillages
  • Common reasons for methadone discrepancies
  • Reporting a balance discrepancy