Controlled Drugs

Controlled drugs information

NUMSAS – Inapproriate Supplies of CDs (Letter to pharmacies May 2018 Tackling inappropriate supplies of Controlled/High Risk drugs)

Communication between prescriber and pharmacist

Patient misses medication for more then 3 days

CDAO Newsletter July 2018

All serious CD incidents must be reported to the Accountable Office, Gazala Khan.  To do this you can make contact via: or fax: 01904 633096.

Routine CD incidents: Introduction of a web based reporting tool for reporting of all routine Controlled Drugs incidents

From 1st November 2017, contractors are to use the web based tool for the reporting of CD incidents. See letter for instructions on how to register on the tool and the support available: Letter  to Pharmacies

The website has a number of functions:
1. Reporting incidents
2. Submitting quarterly occurrence reports – NHS Trusts, Hospitals & Hospices
3. Submitting controlled drug declarations – GP’s, dentists and private midwives
4. Destructions – Requesting an authorised witness to CD destruction. (Independent pharmacies, GP’s.) PLEASE NOTE THIS FUNCTION IS IN DEVELOPMENT. WE WILL NOTIFY YOU AS SOON AS THIS IS ACTIVE
5. FAQ’s
6. User Forum
7. Access newsletters
8. Review all your CD submissions
9. Export your incidents into Microsoft Excel
10. Report an error/query via the ticket system

Area of Work Address Tel Notes

Accountable Officer – controlled drugs, CD reporting etc, fraudulent prescriptions.   Advice on CD matters and reporting of CD incidents


The CD Accountable Officer for Y&H is now Gazala Khan. It is a requirement that serious CD incidents must be reported to the Accountable Officer.


CD Reporting


Lost / stolen prescriptions:



0113 825 5238


NHS England Yorkshire and Humber

Unit 3

Alpha Court

Monks Cross


YO32 9WN