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Indicator 12: Medical equipment and medicines
The practice has the available equipment and medicines specified in Appendix 1.
Required equipment and medicines are available.
The practice ensures all medical equipment is serviced, calibrated and verified annually.
Documented annual servicing, calibration and remedial work as required.
The practice ensures stock levels are routinely checked and expiry dates of all medicines are documented and monitored
Documented checking of all stock levels and expiry dates at a practice- agreed frequency.
The practice ensures medicines are secured and out of reach by unauthorised people.
Demonstrate medicines are secured and out of reach by unauthorised persons.
The practice ensures portable emergency equipment including emergency medicines, specified in Appendix 1, are stored in a single secure location readily accessible by all clinicians.
Demonstrate emergency equipment/medicines are stored in a single, secure and accessible location.
The practice has residual current devices (RCDs) where electrical medical devices are used.
Demonstrate the safe use of RCDs in all applicable areas.
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