CP48 Venepuncture by non-medical practitioners


Category
Clinical Practice (Policies)
Code
CP48
Issue No
3

Target Audience

All CWP staff.

Purpose

The policy raises awareness of the need for physical health checks for those clients in an inpatient and community setting, as part of the initial medical / Nursing assessment and who are regularly compliant with typical and atypical antipsychotic medication prescribed by medical practitioners within CWP but are unable to engage with primary care services for physical health checks.

The policy sets out guidance for non medical staff to complete routine blood tests for clients in an Inpatient, community setting and those clients to be initiated / maintained on clozapine therapy.

Origin

Lead Executive
Director of Nursing Therapies Patient Partnership

Author Details
Physical Health Lead Education CWP


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

27 May 2019

Approval Meeting

Patient Safety and Effectiveness Sub Committee

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