Paramedic prescribers and controlled drugs webinar - available to watch

Shared on behalf of Helen Beaumont-Waters, Head of Clinical Development (Primary and Urgent Care), College of Paramedics

A webinar was facilitated to provide information to our members following the recent announcement regarding regulatory changes to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations 2001 to allow paramedic independent prescribers to prescribe and administer, and direct others to administer, the following five controlled drugs:

  • Morphine sulfate
  • Diazepam
  • Midazolam
  • Lorazepam
  • Codeine phosphate

Topics of discussion were:

  • The medicines selected
  • Safe, responsible and legal use of these medicines
  • Deprescribing
  • Relevant guidelines and good practice
  • Practical points
  • The futureTo watch the webinar please click the link below…
    Controlled Drugs; Legislation Changes

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