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Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialist
Valid To: 31/12/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Describes the process for treatment with immunoglobulins including patient approval / registration, dosing, administration and follow up.
Valid To: 06/01/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Prudent antibiotic prescribing. Replaces:Antimicrobial Policy v1.0Antibiotic Stewardship Protocol v1.5Stop Review Date Policy for antimicrobials
Valid To: 08/12/2018
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 17/04/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Policy on the Trust's approach to use of relevantbiosimilar medicines.
Valid To: 15/02/2021
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 23/01/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guidance covers the use of CBD oil in all inpatient areas within RCHT
Valid To: 19/03/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 09/05/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline provides guidance on the appropriate dosing and administration of Naloxone
Valid To: 31/03/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This guideline provides guidance on the appropriate management of hypokalaemia
Valid To: 01/11/2018
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of hyponatraemia.
Valid To: 25/08/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of hypophosphataemia.
Valid To: 25/08/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the appropriate assessment, treatment and management of adults presenting with suspected urinary tract infection.
Valid To: 27/08/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Dosing and administration instructions for phenytoin in status epilepticus and ongoing maintenance
Valid To: 30/06/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guideline on the diagnosis and treatment of Hypomagnesaemia.
Valid To: 15/02/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Availability of antidotes within the Royal Cornwall Hospital
Valid To: 01/09/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
To provide all staff within RCHT, medical and non-medical, with clear rules governing all aspects of the use of substances listed in the various orders made under the Misuse of Drugs Act
Valid To: 07/03/2022
Publication Type: Policies
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
Guidelines on the prescribing and monitoring of gentamicin
Valid To: 09/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Safe effective prescribing and monitoring of gentamicin
Valid To: 09/11/2020
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
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: 01/10/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
Describes the process for treatment with immunoglobulins including patient approval/registration, dosing, administration and follow up.
Valid To: 31/12/2019
Publication Type: Guidelines
This policy provides guidance on how Homecare medicines are to be procured, prescribed, supplied and monitored
Valid To: 26/07/2019
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
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: 01/08/2020
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: 03/06/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of Acetylcysteine in adults
Valid To: 01/10/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenouse aminophylline in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of Amiodarone IV in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of oral amiodarone in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous Argatroban in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous bivalirudin in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous danaparoid in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous digoxin in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of oral digoxin in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous eptifibatide in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Guidance on the prescribing and administration of intravenous tirofiban in adults
Valid To: 01/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 25/03/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists plus patient leaflet
Valid To: 21/02/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Sets out the strategic framework for the Trusts Non-Medical Prescribing workforce development in the context of National and Trust priorities
Valid To: 02/04/2022
Publication Type: Strategies
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 NHST Trust (RCHT) and its services
Valid To: 01/03/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Process by which suitably trained and authorised pharmacists can amend prescriptions
Valid To: 30/04/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
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
Defines the arrangements for the provisions of medical gases by pipeline or cylinder in the Trust
Valid To: 13/02/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Describes the process required to undetake medicines reconciliation on admission to hospital.
Valid To: 14/06/2019
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
This policy has been developed to provide staff with the necessary information and knowledge to effectively prescribe and administer probiotics
Valid To: 29/03/2019
Publication Type: Policies
The allergy status of all patients receiving treatment and care at/by Royal Cornwall Hospital NHS Trust must be known before any treatment is administered. This allergy status must be clearly documented in the notes, on the patient drug chart and on any prescription for the patient and, where appropriate, the patient given a red wrist band.This procedure refers to drug allergy in the main, however the same rules and procedures should be followed for food or latex allergy.
Valid To: 17/06/2019
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: 25/07/2020
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: 14/06/2021
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: 11/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialist
Valid To: 11/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 08/03/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details ofprescribing responsibilities for GP andspecialists
Valid To: 07/11/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialists
Valid To: 05/12/2021
Publication Type: Guidelines
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: 01/04/2020
Publication Type: Guidelines
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
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
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
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: 20/04/2020
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: 31/12/2019
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: 31/12/2019
Publication Type: Policies
Defines the local policy for safe administration of intrathecal chemotherapy, in accordance with national guidelines
Valid To: 20/04/2020
Publication Type: Policies
Some clinical issues and details of prescribing responsibilities for GP and specialist for Parkinsons Disease
Valid To: 03/05/2022
Publication Type: Guidelines
Some clinical issues and details ofprescribing responsibilities for GP andspecialists
Valid To: 02/04/2022
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: 18/07/2022
Publication Type: Procedures