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Controlled drugs


Go to the website: and click on ‘register’. Enter your details and press submit. You now have log in details to the website. The website has a number of functions:

  1. Reporting incidents
  2. Submitting quarterly occurrence reports – NHS Trusts, Hospitals & Hospices
  3. Submitting controlled drug declarations – GPs, dentists and private midwives
  4. Destructions – Requesting an authorised witness to CD destruction. (independent pharmacies, GP surgeries).

The CDAO, Ms Gazala Khan, has authorised various individuals from NY&AWC medicines management team to witness the destruction of Controlled Drugs within North Yorkshire & Airedale Wharfdale Craven GP practices.

North Yorkshire authorised witness list

  • FAQs
  • Review all your CD submissions
  • Export your incidents into Microsoft Excel

Support is available to help organisations and individuals during this transition to a solely web based tool. If you have any problems:

  • with access to the website please contact the helpdesk on 0113 825 5238
  • with completing any of the forms please contact your local office on
  • refer to the FAQs page on the website
  • that are not covered by any of the above please contact the helpdesk 0113 825 5238

Advice on matters relating to CD can be obtained from the CDAO office via 0113 825 5238 or from your CCG’s Medicines Management Team.

Lost / stolen prescriptions should be reported via: If there is significant concern that this involves controlled drugs then this also should be reported to the CD-AO.

Advice, Resources, References

Private CD Prescribing

Prescribers wishing to prescribe CDs privately should get in touch with the NHS England CDAO via: to enable NHSE to provide the prescriber with the required paperwork  that will need to be completed and then returned to them.

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