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Mandatory requisition form for Schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs

Information regarding the amendments to the Misuse of Drugs Regulations which will effect Schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs.

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The Home Office amended the Misuse of Drugs Regulations (MDR) which came into force on 1 June 2015. The amendments introduce the requirement to use a mandatory form for requisitions of Schedule 2 and 3 controlled drugs from the 30 November 2015. The form has now been published on the NHS Business Services Authority (NHSBSA) webpages.

The rescheduling of ketamine to Schedule 2 also takes effect from 30 November 2015.

For further information and a link to the form, see Home Office circular 027/2015.

Published 16 November 2015