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Other useful guidelines

The following guidelines have been approved for use across Derbyshire

Prescribing Specification

The prescribing specification forms a part of the healthcare services contract the CCGs have with provider organisations.

Prescribing Specification
- April 2018 to March 2019

The following guidelines have been developed to provide general prescribing advice to prescribers across Derbyshire.

Prescribing in primary care

Repeat prescription code of practice

Medicines in short supply code of practice

Recording medicines prescribed by other healthcare providers

Multi-compartment aids (MCAs) - Derbyshire CCGs position statement

GP Request Form for Weekly (7 Day) Prescriptions - 7 day prescription requests to GPs

The supply of items for administration by DCHS nursing staff - DCHS NHS Trust and Derbyshire CCGs position statement

Summary of Lost, Stolen and Fraudulent Prescriptions procedure - NHS England (North Midlands) advice for GP Practices

Full procedure for Lost, Stolen and Fraudulent Prescriptions - NHS England (North Midlands) advice for GP Practices


Export of waste medicines

Rebate scheme process

Procedures of Limited Clinical Value (PLCV) Policy - for Derbyshire CCG's

UKMi Medicines compliance aid database - This database makes recommendations on the suitability of solid dose forms for transfer from the manufacturers’ original packaging to multi-compartment compliance aids (MCAs).