Information on CD Accountable Officer Role and Contact Details

CD Accountable Officer Information

CD Destruction  Requests

 Contact: Eleanor Carnegie, Controlled Drugs Support Officer Medical & Nursing Directorate

NHS England Shrops & Staffordshire Area Team, Anglesey House, Wheelhouse Rd,  Towers Plaza,  Rugeley,  WS15 1UL

Telephone number 0113 8254 630 or email


Paperwork Required for Investigation and Reporting CD Incident

CD Incident Flow chart

CD Incident Form

Unresolved CD discrepancies

CD regulations

NICE Guidelines for the Safe use and Management of controlled Drugs

These guidelines have now been published and are available via the following link:

This guideline covers systems and processes for using and managing controlled drugs safely in all NHS settings except care homes. It aims to improve working practices to comply with legislation and have robust governance arrangements. It also aims to reduce the safety risks associated with controlled drugs.

Department of Health Info on CDs; Effective April 2013

CD Newsletter


Other Resources

NHSCBSA Safer Management of Controlled Drugs Prescribing

Instalment Dispensing Approved Wording

Minutes from CD National Group Meeting 1st December 2015

CD National Group Minutes December 2015