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Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 18/12/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
The allergy and medication sensitivity status of all patients receiving treatment and care at/ by Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust must be known before any treatment is administered. This status must be clearly documented in the notes, on any prescription or electronic prescribing system.The procedure refers to drug allergies and sensitivities in the main, however the same rules and procedures should be followed for food or latex allergy.
Valid To: 24/07/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists.
Valid To: 12/05/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Availability and storage of antidotes within the Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust
Valid To: 14/01/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Prudent antibiotic prescribing. Replaces:Antimicrobial Policy v1.0Antibiotic Stewardship Protocol v1.5Stop Review Date Policy for antimicrobials
Valid To: 23/07/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 01/10/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 17/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Description of how biologic biosimilars are to be used
Valid To: 12/03/2024
Publication Type: Policies
Management of bone protection post fractured NOF patientsBone protection, NOF, alendronic acid, zolendronic acid, denusomab, colecalciferiol
Valid To: 12/09/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 17/01/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 09/05/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 06/08/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Details of rules and responsibilities for controlled drugs at RCHT
Valid To: 07/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Outlines the daily operational processes in the covid-19 vaccination large scale vaccination sites
Valid To: 22/01/2024
Publication Type: Procedures
Arrangements for COVID vaccination in patients with allergy concerns and other special considerations.
Valid To: 20/04/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Arrangement for inpatient and outpatient Covid vaccination
Valid To: 01/06/2024
Publication Type: Procedures
Provides clear actions that need to be taken by nursing and medical staff when a dose of medication is delayed or omitted to ensure requirements of the 'NPSA RRR9009 - Reducing the harm from delayed and omitted medicines in hospital' are complied with.
Valid To: 21/03/2022
Publication Type: Procedures
Priority order for end of day doses
Valid To: 16/04/2024
Publication Type: Procedures
This policy covers the creation and maintenance of EPMA Protocols from the perspective of an end-user.
Valid To: 12/03/2023
Publication Type: Protocols
Safe use of oxygen therapy in escalation wards during COVID-19.
Valid To: 12/02/2024
Publication Type: Procedures
Safe use of oxygen therapy in escalation wards during COVID-19.
Valid To: 12/02/2024
Publication Type: Procedures
Safe effective prescribing and monitoring of gentamicin
Valid To: 09/07/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidelines on the prescribing and monitoring of gentamicin
Valid To: 14/01/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 02/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
How medicines are managed on the wards and the processes for ordering, transfer and discharge.
Valid To: 15/03/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists.
Valid To: 10/01/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy provides guidance on how Homecare medicines are to procured, prescribed, supplied and monitored
Valid To: 14/08/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GPs and specialists.
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Describes the process and governance for the prescribing, preparation and administration of injectable medicines within clinical settings.
Valid To: 04/04/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance on IV to oral antibiotic switch therapy.
Valid To: 15/01/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy outlines the access that different staff groups will require to the JAC EPMA system and the requirements that they will have to pass to get this access
Valid To: 20/08/2023
Publication Type: Policies
To provide clear actions that need to be taken by medical, nursing and pharmacy staff when a patient taking lithium is admitted to RCHT. Adherence to the policy ensures that RCHT is compliant with the NPSA PSA005 alert 'Safer Lithium Therapy'
Valid To: 24/07/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous acetylcysteine in adults.
Valid To: 11/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous aminophylline in adults.
Valid To: 11/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous amiodarone in adults.
Valid To: 14/01/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous argatroban in adults.
Valid To: 11/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous acetylcysteine in adults.
Valid To: 11/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous digoxin in adults
Valid To: 17/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous eptifibatide in adults
Valid To: 17/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous tirofiban in adults
Valid To: 17/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of oral amiodarone in adults
Valid To: 14/01/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of oral digoxin in adults
Valid To: 17/12/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline provides guidance on the appropriate management of hypokalaemia
Valid To: 09/08/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of hypophosphataemia.
Valid To: 29/06/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
The arrangements for the provisions of medical gases by pipeline or cylinder in the Trust.
Valid To: 18/05/2023
Publication Type: Policies
Describes the process required to undertake medicines reconciliation on admission to hospital.
Valid To: 24/07/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 15/01/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
CFT and RCHT are adopting the same electronic prescribing and administration (ePMA) system to support safe transfer of care and improve medicines safety and optimisation. This MOU clarifies the authority and responsibility of the prescription when patients transfer between the two organisations.
Valid To: 13/08/2023
Publication Type: Procedures
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists plus patient leaflet
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialist
Valid To: 27/11/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 10/03/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
The primary aim of this policy is to ensure that non- medical prescribing is delivered in a safe and effective manner across Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust (RCHT) and its services.
Valid To: 20/02/2023
Publication Type: Policies
Sets out the strategic framework for the Trusts Non-Medical Prescribing workforce development in the context of National and Trust priorities
Valid To: 20/02/2023
Publication Type: Strategies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 17/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Process by which suitably trained and authorised pharmacists can amend prescriptions
Valid To: 14/01/2024
Publication Type: Policies
Sets out the RCHT process for Developing, Implementing and Reviewing Patient Group Directions (PGDs).This policy replaces "Procedural Guidelines for Developing, Implementing and Reviewing the Supply or Administration of Medicines Under a Patient Group Direction"
Valid To: 07/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
This procedural document aims to outline how risks relating to medicines are dealt with within RCHT to ensure a safe system of drug treatment is maintained at RCHT
Valid To: 02/04/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Details of rules and responsibilities for private prescribing within RCHT
Valid To: 26/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
PPI review policy detailing which patients on PPIs admitted to RCHT are permitted to continue therapy and those that fall outside of the permitted indications to be stopped unless reasons for continuation documented.
Valid To: 29/06/2023
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 17/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 17/06/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Clinical guideline on the use of oral or enteral syringes within the Trust.
Valid To: 16/04/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 20/01/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Description of process by which patients are assess and medicines supplied for the purpose of self-administration
Valid To: 23/07/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 01/10/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Steroid Emergency Card to support early recognition and treatment of adrenal crisis in adults
Valid To: 16/07/2024
Publication Type: Policies
Safe effective dosing of teicoplanin
Valid To: 18/03/2022
Publication Type: Mobile Guidelines
Safe effective dosing of teicoplanin
Valid To: 18/03/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
The standards required to ensure the safe prescribing, preparation and administration of medicines via enteral feeding tubes within the hospitals of Royal Cornwall Hospitals Trust.
Valid To: 26/02/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Outlines the standards for prescribing of medicines at RCHT.
Valid To: 17/04/2023
Publication Type: Policies
A procedural document outlining how risks relating to medicines are dealt with within RCHT to ensure a safe system of drug treatment is maintained within the Trust
Valid To: 04/12/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Outlines the standards for the safe custody and storage of medicines at RCHT.
Valid To: 11/07/2022
Publication Type: Policies
Outlines the standards for the safe preparation and administration of medicines at RCHT.
Valid To: 01/06/2024
Publication Type: Policies
Outlines the standards for the safe discharge and other miscellaneous topics relating to the safe use of medicines at RCHT.
Valid To: 21/05/2023
Publication Type: Policies
A procedural document outlining how risks relating to medicines are dealt with within RCHT to ensure a safe system of drug treatment is maintained within the Trust
Valid To: 02/10/2021
Publication Type: Policies
This guideline provides guidance on the appropriate dosing and administration of naloxone in adults.
Valid To: 14/11/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Outlines the daily operational processes in the Tower covid-19 vaccination clinic
Valid To: 09/12/2023
Publication Type: Procedures
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 30/11/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of Hypomagnesaemia.
Valid To: 12/03/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guidance covers the use of CBD oil in all inpatient areas within RCHT
Valid To: 26/06/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Describes the process for treatment with immunoglobulins including patient approval/registration, dosing, administration and follow up.Human Normal Immunoglobulin, Flebogamma, Octagam, Kiovig, Privigen, Vigam
Valid To: 16/01/2023
Publication Type: Guidelines
Dosing and administration instructions for phenytoin in status epilepticus and ongoing maintenance.
Valid To: 14/01/2024
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the safe and effective prescribing and monitoring of intravenous vancomycin
Valid To: 10/06/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the safe and effective prescribing and monitoring of intravenous vancomycin - mobile summary
Valid To: 10/06/2022
Publication Type: Mobile Guidelines
This document details all aspects of the management of schedule 2 controlled drugs (CDs) and other CDs where special storage or ordering requirements are needed, in clinical areas at RCHT. It sets out the process for appropriate action when a patient is found to have illicit substances in their possession.
Valid To: 06/08/2023
Publication Type: Procedures

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