MP8 Policy for in-patient and out of hours management of adult drug misusers


Category
Medicine management
Code
MP8
Issue No
6

Target Audience

All clinical staff and all staff working in inpatient areas

Purpose

This policy is intended to ensure that:

Double prescribing of medication does not occur
Good clinical practice is followed for patients with drug misuse problems

Origin

Lead executive
Medical Director

Author and contact number
Clinical Director, Drug and Alcohol Services
01270 656301


Policy dates & history

Implementation Date

18 June 2015

Review Date

18 June 2017

Approval Meeting

Medicines Management Group (MMG)

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