Whakahau Rongoa | Medicine management

Indicator 11: Controlled drugs

Criteria Standard Evidence
11.1 The practice stores controlled drugs according to the Misuse of Drugs Act 1975 and Misuse of Drugs Regulations 1977.
  • Policy and procedure for the storage of controlled drugs.
 11.2  The practice has a process for recording transactions of controlled drugs.
  • Demonstrate the use of a controlled drugs register.
  • Where controlled drugs are administered, describe how they are recorded in the controlled drugs register and reconciled in the PMS.
 11.3  The practice securely stores and monitors the use of controlled drugs’ prescription pads.
  • Describe storage of controlled drugs and prescription pads.
  • Documented record for monitoring the controlled drugs' prescription pads.

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