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Legislation and Guidance on the Control of Medicines

This Policy was developed by consulting legislation and guidelines for good practice referred to below.

The prescribing, supply, administration, storage and disposal of medicinal products is governed by legislation e.g. Human Medicines Regulations (2012), Misuse of Drugs Act (1971), (Modification) Order 1996 as amended, Falsified Medicines Directive (2019), NMC (2015) and the Royal Pharmaceutical Society and Royal College of Nursing (2018/2019)  Any person involved in any way with medicinal products in connection with the operation of Healthcare at Home services must comply with current legislation, national guidance, and the Safe and Secure Handling, Administration and Supply of Medicines STANDARD which accompanies this document.