Controlled Drug Training with Dispex

Ensuring competence in Controlled Drugs Management is vital practice for Healthcare Professionals!

Controlled drugs play a crucial role in the field of healthcare, aiding in pain management and various
medical treatments. However, due to their potential for abuse, errors and harm, it is essential for healthcare
professionals to exercise utmost caution and responsibility in their management. In this context, staying
up-to-date and competent in controlled drugs management is necessity for anyone in your dispensary
involved in the CD process.

Dispex is dedicated to assisting dispensing practices by offering a range of educational opportunities.
What sets us apart is our extensive experience in providing bespoke dispensary training, and our
courses are uniquely crafted by Dispex Tutors, Dispensary Managers, as well as senior GPs,
incorporating real-world expertise into the learning sessions.

1 hour tutor-led lunchtime tutorials


Controlled Drugs Part 1

What attendees will learn: By the end of this course you will have achieved an understanding of:
Controlled Drugs legislation & classification, policies & SOP’s, how to complete the CD Register, dealing
with the receipt, supply & destruction. How to identify discrepancies, reporting or whistleblowing. CD
storage and travelling with CD’s plus prescription writing requirements.

Controlled Drugs Part 2

What attendees will learn: By the end of this course you will have achieved an understanding of:
Process of ordering, requisition & supplier requirements. The CD Register, patients returns recording &
destruction, plus the correction of errors, ensuring safety & legal requirements.

Delegate Fees
Members: £50+vat pp/ps
Non-members: £75+vat pp/ps

Time: 1-2pm

Click here for our upcoming dates & here for training funding details.


Learner -led CD training

This flexible option allows the learner to login as and when they can!

Our comprehensive six hour auto-marked programme will give you the knowledge you need to understand
Dispensing Controlled Drugs in a Dispensing Doctor setting. Perfect for an introduction to Controlled Drugs
or as a refresher.


1. Controlled Drugs Regulations
2. Controlled Drugs Schedules
3. Controlled Drugs Prescriptions
4. Controlled Drugs Dispensing and Labelling
5. Controlled Drugs Standard Operating Procedures
6. Controlled Drugs Registers
7. Destruction of Controlled Drugs

Dispex Members: AVAILABLE FOR JUST £60 inc vat pp
Non-Members: £120 inc vat pp

Enrolment & Payment

Dispex Members: AVAILABLE FOR JUST £60 inc vat pp ( we shall check your membership details
on submission of your practice details) Non-Members: £120 inc vat pp

To enrol learner(s) please provide the office with the following details, we’ll then
raise an invoice for a BACs payment. Once settled the learner will be enrolled by the office:

Learner’s Full Name:

Learner’s @nhs email:

Invoice address (inc postcode):

Finance email:


Customised face-to-face training

We personalise each visit exclusively for your dispensary and team. On-site training allows full
interaction between your team and our tutor. While there are geographical limitations, if an in-person
visit is not feasible, we can adapt the course for delivery over a private Teams booking.

For further details please email the team


Further Resources

Electronic Controlled Drug & Returns Register-FREE for members
• Controlled Drug Registers- discount for members
• Returns Registers – discount for members
• Denaturing Kits- discount for members
• Controlled Drug SOPS -FREE for members