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Medicines Administration

This element of the induction process outlines the minimum requirements required of a Registered Nurse or Midwife for safe medicines administration in NHSGGC. Each of the resources will help you to develop your knowledge and confidence in medicines administration, and heighten understanding of your contribution towards patient safety.

Essential Learning Resources

Recommended Learning Resources

Medicines Administration presentation

A 30 minute presentation with voiceover describing the principles of medicines administration

learnPro module

GGC: 033 British National Formulary: Nurses Module is likely to take you approximately 20-30 minutes

Non Intravenous Medicines Proficiency

Download this resource and ensure you follow the clearly defined process before independently administering medicines

Medicines Administration video

A brief 6 minute video underpinning the key messages to learn from the non intravenous medicines proficiency


Professional and Organisational Policy and Guidance

NMC The Code

NHSGGC Policy: Safe and Secure Handling of Medicines in Hospital Wards, Theatres and Departments

RPS: Professional Guidance on the Administration of Medicines in Healthcare Settings

Last Updated: 29 September 2020